Travelodge Stirling M80
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Today we were heading out to a few people with Aunty Molly and Douglas. First stop for the day was Dunfermline. I really wanted to visit Dunfermline for the church and for the old abbey, as my patron saint I took at Confirmation was St Margaret of Scotland who lived in Dunfermline, and her relics are kept there. We went to the church first. When we got there the doors were closed. Saw some people down by the side ...
... made it too modern an childish. Some of the exterior remained which was stone that was beautifully carved. Today was a very long day, largely due to traveling for so long. The weather is very cold and rainy here, hopefully it gets warmer tomorrow! There's two new girls in the room and they're Canadian as well! And funny enough they both just graduated from ...
... and endless rolling green fields. Scotland in the fall is a stunner.
Our guide Andy had a microphone and spoke to us non-stop in the van. The history itself was cool, but he would often talk into it when clearly no one was listening. I believe this was because he was in love with his own voice. He spoke exactly like J. Peterman from Seinfeld, with exaggerated inflections, dramatic pauses, drawing out sections of words, all in a ...
... hanging post. Fortunately, the last hanging here was in 1784. More recently, in the 1820s, the famous body snatchers Burke and Hare killed Grassmarket neighbors and sold them to the medical school as cadavers for dissection! It's a grizzly past. The neighborhood is much nicer now ;)
Luck has been on our side since we arrived, we were once told Scotland only gets about 3 days ...
... are gorgeous. And the of try side is o pretty! We saw the agricultural areas as well, including the paddocks that supply the 97 whiskey distilleries of Scotland. And much to my excitement a paddock with all black sheep :) we also drove past Lithgow palace (birth place of Mary queen of scots and where William Cromwell attacked). On route to Stirling we talked about the Scottish wars of independence and how inaccurate brave heart was. Briefly, the Scottish king ...