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Had a bit of a sleep in today and awoke to snow on the mountains across the Loch, pretty speccy. After an excellent breakfast and a couple of teas we headed off on an hour cruise on the Loch Ness. The scenery was perfect and I was the only one to venture onto the "uppers". We got back had another brew and headed to Urquart Castle for a bite of lunch then a look around the ruins. It has quite a mixed history. It was here that I realised that I no longer had any nuts as they had crawled so ...
Today started off well until we got to breakfast and there was something that neither Emily or I noticed. Upon asking we were told that it was Haggis. I thought **** it, when in Rome. So I had some with breakfast and I won't be lining up for or paying to eat it again. Every Scotsman that I speak to tell me that it is the ducks guts, or in this case the sheep's guts. It was another reason for Tina and the girls to ridicule and mock me. Anyway we then headed for a bit of a ...
We had a jam packed day today! Out the door at 8:30am our first stop was a forest which inspired the enchanted forest in Peter Pan. It looks exactly how I would expect it to look! Very pretty! At the stop there was a paddock of Scottish highlands cows, AKA hairy cows, just like the ones dad used to have. We all took a few selfies with the cows before getting back on the bus and heading to our next stop. We drove to the edge of Loch Ness and walked down to the waters edge. Joe ...
... After a short walk & lunch a scenic barge trip down to Fort Augustus which is a beautiful little village. Tried to send emails from here unsuccessfully. Then tea which was par seared Bass followed by the biggest pavlova filled with fresh berries that I have ever seen after 2 serves of the pavlova retired to to ...
... with us all till Tuesday.
It was great to get back to the house and relax.
We have had the best road trip and have seen so many great things. I hope we don't have to get in the car again for a few days!
Tomorrow is Easter and Lizzy and Tom said there is going to be an egg hunt in the park across the road from them. How exciting!