Unexplained travel mysteries

Stirling Castle cemetery – who were the virgin martyrs ? Here, near the summit, is a most beautiful group of statuary, of lifesize and inclosed in glass. The marble is of the purest. white, and the work is evidently of a master hand. There are two young women, fair daughters of Scotland, and by them, with…

Good bye bonny Scotland x

Monday 31/10/2016 – Wednesday 02/11/2016 We visit Cove where there was a large Russian base in the war, very interesting reading and going by this mornings weather, pretty bleak at times. Russia are paying towards a memorial in Cove and visit to show their respects as seen by the wreaths. After leaving Cove we head…

Isle of Skye

Friday 28/10/2016 – Saturday 29/10/2016 Off to the Isle of Skye, no ferry this time as they have built a bloody big bridge! And look who we encounter having his lunch of road kill bunny, yum yum ! Travel around the Island and stay in Uig for the night, popped into the local pub The…

Mull, Iona and back to the mainland

Tuesday 25/10/2016 – Wednesday 26/10/2016  our last night in Mull is spend at Fidden Farm campsite a more beautiful place you couldn’t wish for Where we spotted seals,otters, sheep !! Never seen those in Wales ! And the highlands The next morning up bright and early for the ferry, yes the ferry says Karen the…

Scotland and Sea Eagles

Well pitched up by a beautiful loch and what do we see ?? Only a Sea Eagle and then another flew right above us !! Omg couldn’t believe it, this picture was taken on my iPad through a telescope, if you get what I mean !! Our stay on Mull has got better with each…

Isle of Mull, in search of Sea Eagles

Thursday 20/10/2016 – Friday 21/10/2016     Well was not looking forward to the ferry over to Mull, seasickness is my middle name, but hey guess what, nothing ! Nada ! Zilch ! Pat on the back for me, for not puking yeyyy. In fact a lovely trip over. On arriving in Mull after stopping…

The Kelpies to Stirling to Dunstaffnage.

Wednesday 18/10/2016 Lots of noise this morning outside our pitch up site outside The Auld Toll, Grangemouth where incidentally they didn’t serve food on the night we stayed but cooked us all lovely meals, well recommend. (They have a Facebook page) it turns out all the honking, quacking and whatever else was this magnificent site…

Falkirk wheel and Kelpies

18/10/2016 Tyndrum – Grangemouth Well what a day ! Travelled to meet Ralph and Jen in Falkirk, travelled on the Falkirk wheel and visited the Kelpies, all I can say is top day  Falkirk wheel, didn’t even know it was moving ! Marvellous to see and go on £12.50 each well worth it, the only…

Peace and love man

Topping Thursday 13/10/2016 – Friday 14/10/2016 Ardfern – Well this place Ardfern is so peaceful and idyllic (new adjective !) we decided to stay an extra night, no one here but us, and the odd Heron or two Went for a look at the village shop and church … as you do, when you are…