Category Archives: Adventure

Our last day in Scotland–farewell, but not forever

EDINBURGH We left our “castle” early, because we had a lot to see in very little time.    Our plan was to get as close to Edinburgh Castle as we could, then drop the car in a NCP (National Car … Continue reading

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Day 6: Around the Inverness Area

INVERNESS – STIRLING CASTLE/FALKIRK WHEEL/THE KELPIES Interesting—the cigarette stink was gone by morning. The de-humidifiers probably helped. Our host here was probably the most gregarious of the three we had encountered. He got a big kick out of the fact … Continue reading

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Scotland, Day 3

LOCH LOMOND/BALLACHULISH/ULLAPOOL Up early—I might have gotten a little bit of sleep, but not much—and over to the airport for coffee. We then had breakfast in another area of the airport. This is where we discovered that Jack Daniels sells … Continue reading

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Scotland Day Two – Glasgow, Pollok House, Glengoyne Distillery

Next day—up and at ‘em. Fortunately my headache was gone—and I was not about to allow it to return. Paul suggested that we stop somewhere on our way to the first place on our list – Pollok House. As to … Continue reading

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Our Scotland Odyssey: Day 1

Here’s a bit of fun: take two otherwise reasonable people, make them stay awake for thirty hours, and deprive them of caffeine. Then stick them in a car with all the controls on the opposite side of what they’re used … Continue reading

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Day 6: It just keeps getting older: Naples and Herculaneum

I hope everyone’s been enjoying these travel blogs. Feel free to leave comments/likes at the end. I’d really like to hear from you. *** 10/16 The seas were rough overnight–and I mean really noticeable. This morning, however, we whispered into Naples with … Continue reading

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Day 4: Sun-drenched Livorno and Pisa – minus the “sun” part

10/14 Well, today turned out…wet. However, I have to look at it like this: not everyone gets flooded out of Pisa. We knew we were in for rain today, but what transpired would have made Noah grab his tools and … Continue reading

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