Sinclair Bay

Main Street, Wick, Caithness and Sutherland, Scottish Highlands, Scotland, KW1 4UY, United Kingdom | Inn
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Travel Blogs from Wick

Day 94 - Waves of Irony

A travel blog entry by jonathanashleyr

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Breakfast with a gent training guide dogs for the blind and an ex-museum curator from Orkney. Now that's a hell of a mixture. The chap from Orkney's english was almost Swedish / Norwegian in intonation and I find it fascinating that after a thousand years, the Viking influence is still strong.
Today was a straight forward 12 miles to Keiss and …

Light a Lamp for the Lady of Lerwick

A travel blog entry by rnjemk

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... was the next step, earlier experience indicating that our hardest task would be to decide where. Our habit has been to have a couple of days 'under cover' while we finalised in detail what we were going to do during our stay. Not in Lerwick!

After two days of fruitless interrogation of the web and countless emails to possibilities, we were still 'out in the cold'. Fortunately, one of our unsuccessful inquiries prompted the apologetic landlady to refer our request ...

Shetland Day 3

A travel blog entry by cdonaldson

Our last day on Shetland. Only three days, but we are very satisfied. As we went to bed last night we watched a heavy fog roll in from the sea. It was interesting to watch it come through the valleys and over the water. When we woke, we could hardly see over the back fence! Breakfast was again excellent. During breakfast two things happened, firstly we watched the fog clear almost completely as the sun broke through. The second was that ...

Don't know why you'd leave this place for Dunedin

A travel blog entry by johnrennienz

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... day so very glad that we had booked a cabin on the ferry that night as it was packed.

Did quite bit of stuff on tracing Vicki's ancestors ( Sutherlands ) Museum and geaneology society. Couldn't find any still living there but drove back down south to a small crofter's museum. The old bloke there knew the Sutherlands and the Smiths ... another branch in the tree, but most had moved away to Edinburgh and further south. And that's where we're heading tonight
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Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by suelacey

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... here and some have the skull and crossbones from pirate lore. Yes there were smugglers and pirates in the Orkneys. The tomb of important arctic explorer, Dr John Rae is in this church. A little gem we chanced upon.

Then off to the Ring of Bogor (like Stonehenge ) and the Standing Stones of Steness. Then back to the boat for the home trip.

It has been a beautiful day on the Orkneys. Can't believe we were so ...

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This inn, located on Main Street, Wick, is near Jarlshof Prehistoric and Norse Settlement and Bod of Gremista.
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