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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... booked. Gord, my mom and I then headed to St Andrews, on the coast about an hour northeast of Edinburgh, where we spoiled ourselves with a night at the Fairmont St Andrews. My mom went to university in St Andrews (class of '58), and we had also spent a couple of summers there as kids, so it was great to walk around the town as an adult, see where she lived while at university. etc. Gord also enjoyed showing me some of ...
... boulder which marks the spot where Robert the Bruce defeated
the English in 1307.This is also known for its Dark Sky, that is a place where the night sky is extremely clear and so you can see numerous stars. The car park has information boards to help identify what you are seeing.
I continued onto Portpatrick, a seaside village on the
Rhinns of Galloway. It will be my base for the next 3 nights while I explore
the gardens of Galloway.
... After the decent we joined onto a forestry road went through the forest and passing harvesters. We then ventured through farm land for the last part of the day, which was even boggier than previous days! We trudged our way through and the reoccurring theme of twisted ankles and jarred knees was happening. Finally the town of Bargrennan was insight a good 2km straight through the middle of paddocks. We both were feeling sore and sorry (me a little more, James has a bit more go than ...
... Apartments. We collected our luggage and the headed to the train station. When we arrived we tried collection our tickets. However it wouldn't work so we asked at the desk. Initially the lady was quite abrupt, Nadzha hesitated to talk to her. She tried looking for it but then told us to print it out. Nadzha made a dash to the Internet cafe around the corner. I looked after our bags and when she came back. We showed the paper to another lady who informed us ...
... t run for 20 years!! I tried with my wing man Niall (his crazy idea) to ask some locals in my basic French if they knew anyone with a boat who we could pay to take us across to the mainland! Needless to say we didn't have a chance! Big backtrack later we were back on track going in the right direction with spirits still high.
Arriving into rainy Rosslare in Ireland from Brittany we were met by an outstanding tail wind and stormed to 120 miles, ...