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A Tour of Scotland: Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle

I was up pretty early and I tried to catch up the journaling of our trip.  Yes, I do a detailed itinerary so I know what each day will bring.  I can make decisions about what to do or not … Continue reading

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A Tour of Scotland: Culloden Battlefield and Inverness…

The Ardconnel room was a pleasant size with a double and single bed.  The bathroom was small but adequate. The shower was tight but it worked. We had filled out the breakfast card the night before and I chose 8:30 … Continue reading

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A Tour of Scotland: The National Wallace Monument and Clan Macpherson Museum

Morning came and Alan tried making the instant coffee that they provide and I tried eating the continental breakfast. The instant coffee was warm. If the owner had not had to leave for the funeral we might have had a … Continue reading

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A Tour of Scotland: The Falkirk Wheel, The Battle of Bannockburn and Stirling Castle…

Thursday came and I prepared for the day. Breakfast was terrible and not very good for a Holiday Inn Express. The scrambled eggs were odd tasting. The coffee was awful and out of a machine. The Corn Flakes even tasted … Continue reading

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