The Kames Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... until about 4:30 this afternoon. But what a reward! Across the road from the Inn proper is the Visitors Center for the national park centered here, Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park. We'll visit that tomorrow, as we've rewarded ourselves by booking two nights here. There's also a Ranger Station about 2 miles out of town that gives access to the loch and some walking trails. We're looking forward to getting out and stretching our legs after so much ...
... are not traditional events in Highland Games. I watched the bug guys for a while engaged in numerous tries of the four traditional events. Each contestant seems to get at least three chances and his best score counts. The caber toss, sort of like picking up a telephone pole and balancing it long enough to toss it over so it hits the ground on the other side and then flips over is judged carefully based on form and just how the caber falls since it’s ...
... on. But when the gangway comes down a seemingly endless stream of trippers starts to disembark - folk coming from Glasgow or Greenock for a day out in Helensburgh. The Helensburghers in their turn now surge aboard, we among them. The only disappointment is the lack of pipers: in past years the whole local pipe band would turn out on special dates, but today there is not even a lone piper to see us off in style.
We are aboard ...
... beach front (after walking down the cliff) sold quiche and chips - not quite the same. So back into the middle of Whitby we went to the fish and chip place we had seen earlier. It did a meal with a cup of tea, fish, chips and bread and butter. Well Rachel and Liam's reaction to the bread and butter was quite funny, we explained about a bread butty and well they were quick converts. Michelle was right it was lovely and so with full tummies we headed ...
... on one of the excursions.
So we just spent the afternoon pottering around until it was time to go to dinner. We thought there might have been a sailaway party as they usually have them when leaving any port, but they’ve been few and far between on this cruise, and once again the pool deck was deserted when we got there.
We didn’t go to the Pacific Restaurant tonight as they were having ...