The sun was shining which is pretty rare in Scotland. Taking this to be a sign of my changing luck I rolled my sleeves up. This castle Urquart is supposed to stand above the deepest spot in the lake, Nessie’s favourite hiding spot. I think there is a knack to seeing monsters and things in […]
Have had a brief look around Inverness cathedral and whatnot. Inverness is the capital of the highlands and as you arrive you can see big gas storage silo chimney stacks, factory and other signs of industry which provide some of its wealth. This is not a bad thing but it does mean Inverness is a […]
I’ve planned to spend two days in Inverness. Am staying at a hostel Eastgate Backpackers. This will be my base to explore the highlights of the Inverness region. I make my way down to the tourist infomation.
After this fun filled experience I shall take my leave of Edinburgh. I’m due at a hostel in Inverness where hopefully I can take a relaxing period of natural persuits.
Was pleased to find that police screws if that’s what the call them, cell attendants is probably a better name. cell attendants lay on a bit of a spread for waking prisoners, brews, rolls, hash brown and whatnots. Prison is like life on the outside magnified and without the frilly bits.
A night in the cells. Nothing like it.. They have these nice spongy crash mats in case you feel up to some gymnastics while you’re in there. Didn’t see many practicing the gym stuff. All seemed fairly sullen. I got thrown in at about 7.30-8pm as time progressed things gradually got more busy and excited […]
Decided to go on literary pub crawl organised carried out by local thespians. The tour takes in the sites whilst supping the mead, a combination of alchohol and education not to be missed I thought. After taking a quick pizza and a glass of wine in Grassmarket, dropped for a quick drink before embarking on […]
Edinburgh Royal Mile runs from East to West for more or less one mile between the Scottish Parliament Buildings and Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh CastleThe castle is surrounded by tourists. Queuing up would have taken about 45 minutes or more.Decided not to bother. Museum of ScotlandHalf way down set back off the main drag is the […]
The new Scottish Parliament buildings. Most confess these brought a smile to my face. Bits of hammmers combine with authentic bolder and concrete provide a prefab style with a post modern slant. Could be a block of flats anywhere. Watch for the bolders they have stuck on the side which give it a contrived feel […]
Wandered out and woke up in morning decided to catch bus save me walking back and to into town. Stayed on the bus on the lookout for a full Scottish breakfast. Eventually disembark in unknown area of town and took the following photographs.