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Spent the day in Aberdeen today, a very wet Scottish day but warm, so not much outdoor exploring. Unfortunately Balmoral Castle was closed so could not visit nor play a round of golf at St Andrews!! Aberdeen is a very floral town with baskets of flowers everywhere. The main street has pennants of all countries strung from one side of the road to the other.
Put the rain jackets on and walked along the old railway line from ...
Picked up our Mercedes rental car and off we went. Left Edinburgh heading for Aberdeen with a few detours on the way and a change of plan more than once!!! Think that's all I need to say.
Spent nearly two hours in a cafe with free wifi trying to find somewhere to stay in Aberdeen. Managed to get a room and when we turned up the reservation had not come through ...
... Lossiemouth, the first sandy beach I've seen here I believe. Then our drive continues through whisky-country with a stop at the Glenfiddich Distillery for a coffee -hold it!- and a very tasty whisky cake. An idea to keep in mind for some home cooking. Another 1,5hr drive to reach Aberdeen. One thing that I love seeing during these drives... The purple wild flowers you see everywhere! I can't resist to stop and take a picture of it. And on ...
... at Findhorn on our way back to Aberdeen. Another sunny day and with schools on summer holidays, the beaches were crowded with families and dogs and school holiday camps with kids learning to sail. Findhorn is another one of these lovely Scottish seaside villages that I'm sure I've seen in TV movies, where everyone in the village is a suspect when someone is murdered.
On the Wednesday before leaving Dornoch, we visited ...
The flight up to Aberdeen is on time and uneventful. They even give us a hot breakfast. We might have appreciated it even more if we had not already had one on the flight from Delhi.
The arrival at Dyce was also fine except someone moved the airport exit door while we were away but we managed to find the new way out.
So that's it. The adventure is over. We have seen some wonderful things and met some lovely and ...