This post will be shorter than the last few and will cover some of the things we did during our day and a half in London. The last post found us in Belfast, touring the Antrim Coast. The morning of March 19th was an early one for us as we made our way from Belfast […]
Our day started early with breakfast in the hotel restaurant. This was one of the best continental breakfasts I’ve ever had in a hotel. They had eggs, bacon, hash browns, pancakes, omelets, porridge, tomatoes, toast, baguettes, pastries, chocolate bread, cereal, yogurt with its own granola bar, watermelon, cheese, pickles, olives, fruit salad, fruit smoothies, virgin […]
We left off the last post, if you recall, concerned about the weather for the next leg of our journey. Snow was in the forecast directly over the Highland mountains through which we’d be driving. We started our day down in the hotel restaurant, which offered a lovely view of the snow capped mountains. Our […]
Day 4 of our trip finds us in Portree, Isle of Skye. My previous post followed us on our journey from Edinburgh to Portree via train and rental car. We had talked about waking up early to see the sunrise in Portree harbor, but as soon as our alarm went off, back to sleep we […]
(A continuation from my previous post entitled “Planes”.) My previous post saw us exploring Edinburgh castle, the Scotch Whiskey Experience and the city via hop-on, hop-off. Our third day is hard to write about. It was the day I stressed about the most while planning – the day we had to get from Edinburgh to […]
Second day in Edinburgh – our only full day here. I wish we had more time to enjoy the city but I think we made a good dent in some of the highlights. The day before, we hiked to Arthur’s Seat, walked the Royal Mile and dined at a local pub. Our second day in […]
The first part of our trip started this way – planes. We left RDU around 7:30pm on March 12th, starting the 6.5 hour flight to London. Bob and I were giddy children at the sight of American Airway’s entertainment options – hundreds of new and old movies, tv shows, and games. How, we asked, will […]
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