Agnes Blackadder Hall - University Of St Andrews
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... a movie at the movie theatre on a based on a book we both read this summer, Gone Girl, which was great! And then headed off to get a bite to eat at a really good Asian Fusion restaurant called Wagamama ('tis a great name). I just so happened to have gone there in London with my parents and it hit the spot perfectly the second time around! And then we called it a day, after a great first day in Glasgow and an even better tour guide!
The next morning ...
... bring you complimentary chips, salsa, and a shooter glass of margaritas. Nice touch!
We thought we might end our day by going to a movie, but we were both yawning by the end of our meal. We'd had a lot of fresh air, and by fresh I include somewhat cold and very windy for much of the day, so we just toddled off home and spent a quiet evening at the BnB. Well, for me it wasn't that quiet because I had to listen to Donnie snoring. Oh well.
... a little wind probably 50 degrees and North Sea air rolling in, and over, the course. To say there was a buzz in our group of 4 would be a gross understatement! We were excited!!
When you arrive at the course it is very underwhelming and overwhelming at the same time. There is nothing fancy or overly stately about the check-in procedure (time - name, money please) but you stand on the first tee looking at the shot to come and think about all the ...
... and the majority of the remainder either covered over or never uncovered, but these six remain on the surface as a reminder of why this hill is "Hallow."
The doocot, or dovecote, is a Fife speciality. Apparently there are (or were) about 360 in Scotland in medieval times, of which Fife had more then a hundred - now fewer, as they fall into disrepair or are dismantled. Because of their peculiar windowless design, and often with a structure in the ...
... own which was really nice to have time to shop and see Edinburgh leisurely. Of course also to spend money. The night ended by having a nice dinner at the hotel with two bottles of California wine to celebrate one of the Ann's birthday. All of the women have been great fun, except one & there's always one!! Left for the Highlands by coach the next morning.
More travels next installment! Time is short--just a couple more days!!