The Kames Hotel
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Today Nic was sick and I was sad so we stayed around and slept in and had some oat cakes and watched telly. We also planned the next leg of our journey and bought a coach pass. On Monday we will go to Glasgow and experience the city and hopefully the Glaswegian humour I have heard so much about. Tuesday is a travel day, going up The west coast into the highlands and stopping in at Fort William for a couple of hours before we head to Inverness. We will look around Inverness ...
We woke up to some cloud and some blue sky. By Scotland standards, that's more than fair weather. After a brief breakfast we caught the bus into town and had a cup of the with Nic's grandmother, Margaret. It was sad to be with another matriarch but also comforting. Margaret gave me a big smile today. Not sure that she recognised Nic with her dementia. Things could have been so much worse ...
... she was creeping in the long grass towards the stop. Quite peculiar. After she was safely behind a fence she told me in a musical Scottish lilt that she was hiding from her cat, a small black moggie that followed her everywhere. "The neighbours think I'm mad, but I couldnae have 'er in the road! She's got no sense" the bus driver knew the locals and when he came she ...
... When Henry VIII took over this one and sold it to a mate, this mate built quite and ugly home not far from the Abbey which is now used as a museum. It's quite stunning to see the beautiful remains of the Abbey as a contrast to the ugly box of a mansion that the new owner built.
From the Abbey we headed for Chester's Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall. When we got there we only had an hour to explore it. I was amazed at how big the fort was and ...
... 8217;s either been a package deal, a city break for a few days or through a tour company (Topdeck in Europe). This trip is completely organised by us, and a lot of it will be planned along the way!
Travel Overland! Although I done this in Europe, due to the EU there was no border crossings / visa troubles. We will ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed