Thistle Aberdeen Altens
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It was time to start the journey home so we headed across to the airport and checked in before heading to the virgin lounge. We grabbed some dinner and drinks, wrote up the blog and soon enough it was time to board. With the mixture of eating, film watching and sleeping, the 13 hours passed quick enough and we were soon landing in LHR.
After arrival we made our way ...
We are up at six to make dure we have time to enjoy the wonderful breakfast you always get at the Sukhothai. We have ordered a taxi for 8.00 which as it happens turns out to be too early. It is a public holiday in Thailand for the King's birthday so rather than being stuck in the usual traffic jams we sail straight to the airport in half an hour.
When we get on board there is the usual commotion getting seated. Two ...
We started our week in Dornoch and it included more golf for Ron at Royal Dornoch (with Adrian Baggott); a distillery tour of Glenmorangie; more golf for Ron at Brora (with Liz); and a fairly long walk with Kara (oxfam trailwalk training)....she did two circuits of the walk between Golspie and Brora and back again. I joined her for the first 35km/8 hours, while Ron was playing golf, and then he took over for the next 10km. Kara and I ...
... century and it also played an important role in Scotland's history through the 18th century Jacobite risings since it was in a great location and had good defensive strength.
After we spent some time in the castle, we hiked up too the Stonehaven War Memorial that wasn't far from the castle. It's a memorial that commemorates those from Stonehaven that died in the first and second world wars. The hill that it was located on also had an amazing view of the town.
... was a dark time.
Sometimes I can be somewhat negative and sometimes my expectations go way beyond what is normal (when I say sometimes, I mean all the time) but Louise is always excited about everything and it’s infectious, you cannot help but be drawn in by her enthusiasm for life and her amazing sense of humour. Even when things where a bit rough for us, like when we were on a mini bus for ...