The Dower House
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... omelette. Now readers this is where **** started to get weird. Out came the special flied lice smothered in roast pork and gravy, I **** you not ******* roast pork and gravy on the flied lice. Oh well this must be a Scottish take on the dish. Then the prawn omelette finally come out sitting on top of about 5 kilos of chips and peas. Now I love peas and chips, ahh **** it lets just eat up. After that we headed back to the Inn and having a quite night prior to the drive to Glasgow ...
... three hour drive to Inverness. The scenery was brilliant and it is interesting to see how many places around Newcastle and the Hunter Valley have the names of Scottish towns and cities. We are staying right on Loch Ness and are looking forward to a cruise on the Loch and a visit to Urquart Castle tomorrow. The food here was pretty good and Tina not being a scotch drinker, enjoyed the couple that she tried tonight. And yep they had Haggis on the menu, but I passed this ...
... with prawns on top and Thousand Island dressing. The prawns had no flavour and were small but not as small as the lovely sweet prawns we had in Helsinki last year. From there we go to Skara Brae which is a neolithic settlement that has been uncovered. They don't know who the people were who built their homes under the ground with turf roofs 5000 years ago. The houses are constructed with flat stone which is found all over the islands. Their implements were stone and bone ...
... good. Then it got better as I discovered that because of ongoing building works the prices had been greatly reduced for 2012. Added to this Fort Augustus had good public transport links to Inverness which would mean our journey to John O' Groats wouldn't be too difficult. All boxes ticked!
To be perfectly honest I thought it all sounded too good to be true but what a lovely surprise!
The bus ...
Doug has taken some photo shots of Inverness Castle.
We have driven around Loch Ness. No sign of the monster, today. Although, when the weather is dark, drizzling and gloomy, it is easy to imagine there could be something out there. We saw something dash across the road in front of the car at one stage, it could have been a fox or ...