Scotland

I love Scotland. Upon arriving to Edinburgh from the airport by bus, I had to take another bus to my B&B.  I quickly learned it pays to ask if you are about to board the correct bus. 🙂  Everyone was very nice and helpful.  My first day I took a day tour to St. Andrews and the fishing villages in Fife, day two I took a day tour to the Highlands (my favorite) & Loch Ness, day three met up with Jen (from Gill’s wedding) and saw the sights in Edinburgh and day four toured the Royal Yacht Britannia, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the National Gallery of Scotland and then met up with Jen for an awesome vegetarian dinner!  I look forward to a return trip one day to do some hiking in the Highlands. Join me!

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My room at the Guest House Ard-Na-Said. Very nice accommodations, Jim and Olive were lovely hosts.

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This kitty showed up on the window ledge at breakfast. I asked Olive if it was her cat, she said no. As I was leaving for the day, the kitty was outside to say goodbye.

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Very nice guest house, enjoyed my stay here very much.

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This is the Forth Bridge, built in 1890!

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Tour guide Mac, nice guy and an awesome storyteller.

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St. Andrews – it was beautiful

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St. Andrews Cathedral, built in 1158

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St. Andrews putting green

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View from St Andrews – it was a gorgeous day!

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St. Andrews Cathedral

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Mac, dig those leggings!

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Day trip to the Highlands and Loch Ness. Yes, I saw Nessie.

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Scottish Highlands. I want to go back and do some hiking!

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I think this is one of my favorite pictures from the trip.

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Loch Ness – the water looks like black oil when you are looking down into it.

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It was freezing!!

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Little stop on the way back to Edinburgh – loved it! This is my second favorite photo.

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Me and Edinburgh!

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Church in Edinburgh

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I love this place!

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Edinburgh Castle

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What a view!

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Inside the castle

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Me and Jen – she was so nice to show me the sights of Edinburgh!

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The Britannia was amazing.

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This is the Queen’s bedroom. She purposely wanted the interior of the yacht to be simple and not ornate like a palace.

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Dinner table set for a few friends

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Living room

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Isn’t this thing creepy? It was at the Palace at Holyrood.

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Church at the Palace

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Best vegetarian quiche ever!

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I want to go back and eat here again, it was delicious!

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Dessert at Henderson’s – yummy!

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Scott Monument in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Castle

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Register House in Edinburgh

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One thought on “Scotland

  1. I am travelling..without the flying…love the pictures love the straight hair beautiful country love the mountains and the castles…food looks good too. Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 01:12:11 +0000 To: hplucy@msn.com

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