Balvenie Castle

Balvenie Castle Near enough for a day drive from Aberdeen.  I did make it to my B&B and it was a wonderful sleep and delicious breakfast.  Off I went, after Dave parked my car for me the night before… I tell you after this trip, I am so much more confident driving on the left …

I am here! Back to my beloved Scotland

This trip to Scotland is shorter than the last two I took and with as much effort as possible, written about in real time!  I am here.  Long and I mean long travel day started on the 1st and ended about 21:00 here at the Agnes Blackadder Hall.  https://ace.st-andrews.ac.uk/accommodation/agnes-blackadder-hall/. I started out in Long Beach at …

Callanish Standing Stones

The Callanish Standing Stones.  Then name envokes mystery.  A place I have longed to see.  It is located on the Isle of Lewis.  I  arrived on Lewis via Harris that all started on a ferry.  https://sacredsites.com/europe/scotland/callanish_stones_isle_of_lewis.html It did not take too long to get from Skye to Lewis on the bus.  I was looking forward to …

Touring Skye in 8 hours!

The Isle of Skye Just the name sounds heavenly.  Driving over the bridge to Skye is a wonder to see.  I have to admit, this trip in 2016, my photos were either tons or few and on Skye, it was hit or miss.  I have mentioned that I had to use a tablet because the …

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle.  May 10th 2016.   http://www.eileandonancastle.com/about/.  Super duper popular castle as I found out during my research and could not wait to see it.  I passed it by on my way to Skye and took the same bus back the next morning.  I got there before it opened, most of my time I was …

Losing my way to Morton Castle in Dumfries!

  Dumfries and Galloway was a two-fold stop. First, to meet the incredible Mulhearn’s.  My dad has a friend, a very good friend who is from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.  His cousin, Tommy lived in Dumfries and Galloway.  I wanted to go there originally because of my ancestor’s connection to Morton Castle.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morton_Castle. I arrived …