The Covenanter Hotel
Travel Blogs from Falkland
... Pictures don't do it justice. I was incredibly picturesque, sitting on this large hill of rocks right on the water. As I hiked up to the castle I kept thinking about how the people that lived there must have been incredibly fit! The buildings that survived are from around the 15th and 16th century but it's believed that the site was inhabited in the Early Middle Ages. This castle is best known as the place where the Scottish crown jewels were hidden from Oliver Cromwell's army in ...
It was a project self into air and land in a plank down onto the ice. with my phone in my pocket.
I got so winded and hurt my ribs, and spent a good couple minutes lying on my back on the ice with one of the ice-guards over me asking if I was ok. I managed to get up and go to the bench and lie down for a while.
I landed square on my phone, a smart phone...and for the life of me, I don't know how I haven't wrecked it yet.
... Mushroom Pie.
It was amazing!
It even had homemade pastry (which for the record, I had no idea what she was doing!)
It tasted so good and then we watched a movie...I don't even remember which movie...
Oh yeah, Ice Princess...just to add to the whole feeling lazy idea.
But it was a wonderful day and night.
I thought I was fit.
Then I went to the uni ceilidh with my housemate, his girlfriend and her friend.
What an awesome night was had!
But thanks to my dad's band back home, I knew a lot of the dances anyway.
It was just so much fun to do all these dances with ...
Our boat didn't leave overnight due to bad weather so we had a day to kill. This was by no means a wasted day. We were driven into the mountains of north east Scotland and stopped off at some cool villages, saw the royal summer residence and went to a Scottish ski run to make snow men, have snowball fights and go ...