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Month: September 2017

Kilt Rock- Isle of Skye

At a Scottish B&B, everyday  will start out with a giant breakfast. The full Scottish breakfast includes a fried egg, beans, mushrooms, black pudding (a blood sausage, not dessert!), bacon (really more like Canadian bacon), grilled tomatoes, sausage links, and toast. I like meat but I think I am meat-ed out. I ended up ordering the continental breakfast this morning which included crossaints, ham, cheeses, grapefruit, prunes, and in my case- coffee! Breakfast was a much needed reprieve of piles of meat. I took a picture of the butter because my great grandparents from my mom’s side’s surname is Graham Read More

Dunvegan Castle and Fairy Pools- Isle of Skye

When planning the Isle of Skye portion of our Scotland roadtrip, there was a lot of talk among the travel community that Skye was overcrowded with tourists and to be warned that traffic, parking, and sightseeing would all be difficult. Luckily, on our full day in Skye, things were just fine and dare I say- not crowded at all. At 9am we set off for Dunvegan Castle, home of MacLeod clan first built in the 13th century and is still inhabited today. The inside of the castle was well preserved and kind of hilarious. All the photos of the women Read More