Category Archives: British Isles

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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A Tour of Scotland: Leaving Edinburgh, Scotland’s People and driving on the left?

I was up early but it took a few more minutes to really get going. I dressed and checked all that I would need for the day to go Scotland’s People Centre at 9 am. Alan would be on his … Continue reading

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A Tour of Scotland: The Scottish Genealogical Society, A Little Harry Potter and more…

It was Tuesday, May 8th and I was up pretty early, for today is visiting the Scottish Genealogical Society in Edinburgh. I took a shot of medicine for my cold and then rested for a while waiting for my transformation … Continue reading

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