June 198 Drove past here today in bright blue skies. Spending time driving around Scotland. Have seen some beautiful scenery and had perfect weather. We are now heading south to the Lake District and home on the 21st. Hope all is OK. Love Glenfinnan Monument: Erected by MacDonald of Glenladale in 1815 as a tributeContinue reading “Scotland”
September 1979 Hi I have just finished the “city bus tour” – 4 hrs of assimilating history, tramping thru castles (real ones) and churches, and looking at glorious views. This is a lovely city and I’m greatly impressed with the natural beauty – at least from the airport here by bus – about 60 miles.Continue reading “Edinburgh, Scotland”
September, 2011 Hello from the Isle of Arran. It’s so pretty here but the driving is insane. I’m glad I just have to ride. We went to a distillery and I got a little bottle of scotch to drink tonight. B
I cruised by Staffa in a boat in 1980 or there abouts. Staffa has been uninhabited since about 1800. We couldn’t stop on this isle but stopped on the nearby isle of Iona, known for its abbey. Population is less than 200. I snapped the photo below.
August, 1980 Well, we aren’t in Mallaig anymore. We are in Oban. The weather at Mallaig was terrible. We went from there to Skye for a day trip and got drenched from head to foot. It was pretty bad on the trip down here, too, but today has been beautiful and sunny. We took aContinue reading “Mallaig, Scotland”