Sinclair Bay

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

A Farewell to Isles

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Jul 19, 2014


... and age-related boys and girls. The crew really put their back into their rowing. To quote the contemporary military vernacular: it was decidedly 'kinetic'.

Now, for those of you who had in mind the thought that Australians helping with a barbecue while on vacation in the Shetlands would fit the descriptor: 'a busman's holiday', I'd like to say that Paul Hogan has much to answer for. The image of 'Aussies throwing a shrimp on the barby' is widely held. To the Shelties, ...

Light a Lamp for the Lady of Lerwick

A travel blog entry by rnjemk on Jul 03, 2014

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... down to -50m.

Returning to the Puffin: because of the first issue, they are forever placing one webbed foot on the other when standing or moving, so tripping attends virtually every step. Irrespective of whether the terrain is flat or precipitous, vegetated or barren, sandy or rocky, stumbles and tumbles mark the Puffin's terrestrial passage. Airborne, its high wingloading (wing area/weight) means a high rate of wing-beat (300 beats/min). And fast-flapping ...

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

A travel blog entry by johnrennienz on May 18, 2014

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More driving on the single lane roads through the central highlands to get to Aberdeen. Didn't have time to explore it but heaps of historic buildings and I counted 5 church / cathedral spires from the ferry terminal.

Caught the overnight ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick. Had booked a cabin so slept well. The young blokes used the drink til you drop method of getting some sleep on the crossing. Picked up a rental car from Lerwick and headed south to ...

Orkney Islands

A travel blog entry by suelacey on Aug 22, 2013

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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 ...

Summer is really here

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel on Jul 08, 2013

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Another lovely day. I packed up camp while Jim headed off to cycle the Spey Way in the northern direction. He said the first section to Craigellachie was scenic and a good surface but after that it climbed steeply through a farm and was quite rocky. We carried on to Elgin where there was a huge Tesco, and did quite a big shop. Along the way there were quite a few old stone houses no longer lived in and in various states of disrepair.
The beach at Findhorn was very nice ...

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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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