The Cross at Kingussie
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... in the snow allllll day. Riley, Zara and me were playing in the snow and a girl came and said can I play with you. I said yes.
She was from Australia and she lived in Perth. So we all were from Australia and there are a lot of sharks. So we built a Hammerhead shark in the snow. To scare all the Scotland people away.
Dad bought a toboggan, we rode it all day. It was a load of fun.
We went ...
... many activities to keep the kids amused, playground, ping pong, giant checkers, indoor swimming pool and sauna and most importantly - SNOW.
The first day here we had to spend the day playing in it. Snow angels, snowball fights, snow
creations and we bought a sled and did some tobogganing.
Never thought we would own a toboggan.
We finished the day with ...
... it here, you would too if you were here.
Today we stayed home and had snow ball fights, didn't try to build a snowman.
And we were so happy because we got a sled. It is a thing that you sit on and go down steep snowy mountains.
The one we got is red with a white string to hold onto. We went out the back and played on that all day. We also had a couple of snowball fights.
After we had a swim ...
... very enjoyable journey. Our first stop was Oban, a lovely town which is the gateway to the Western Islands. We had a not very nice coffee there, but saw an amusing sign. The shop obviously had different options for eat in, which was described as 'Ice Cream to sit in'. The next place to stop was Fort William, where we had a short visit to their (free) museum. There were some interesting displays about the commandos from WW2, who trained ...
We leave behind the grey of Aberdeen and embrace the greens of the beautiful Scottish countryside. She "Oh's and Ah's" and he, laden with cold, stoically focuses on the road. Outside Inverurie (a lovely old town) we search for and find the East Aquaorthies Stone Circle ('Field of Prayer' in Gaelic) - a religious site some 5000 years old! Enigmatic! We visit our first castle - Huntly Castle. A medieval ruin set ...