After we left the Orkney Islands we ferried back to Scrabster and took the drive west along the north coast of mainland Scotland. It’s a shame the nights had already started to draw in, as we could tell even in the diminishing light that we were passing some amazing coastal scenery. After a rather luxurious [...]
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Wes and I woke up super-early last Saturday morning to drive five hours and take the ferry from Scrabster to Stromness, Orkney. We drove the whole way sans caffeine as there wasn’t a coffee stop to be found the whole journey. Arriving at Thurso, home to the world class surf break we visited last year, [...]
We thought it was about time we took Missy the mini out of her winter hibernation. It’s been three weeks since the last snowfall, and tiny buds are just starting to appear on the stick trees. After two jumpstarts (thanks random kind man near the servo!), we were off! We headed west on the south [...]
We spent a cruisy afternoon at Cat, Nikk and Aimee’s house. BBQ and chatting. I made my first ever pavlova to share with them some Aussie cuisine. Thankfully they all loved it – hurrah!
Although the weather forecast was not great (rain, 3-9 degrees), Wes and I decided to brave it camping in the Cairngorms. And we’re so glad we did! We had hardly a spec of rain and instead three days of blue skies! Yes it was cold, but bearable when the sun is out. We set up [...]