Tag Archives: Scotland

World Trip 1999-2000: Day 98 – Stirling to Belfast, Northern Ireland

Tuesday 15 February 2000 Highlights: Ferry crossing to Northern Ireland. After very little sleep we started our second last long travel day.  The American in our room was sick and coughing and an Asian kept talking in his sleep so … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 97 Stirling, Scotland

Monday 14 February 2000 Highlights: Stirling Castle After a small breakfast we headed for Stirling Castle.  Today we had fairly constant drizzle and at times amazingly thick fog.

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 96 Edinburgh to Stirling, Scotland

Sunday 13 February 2000 Highlights: Royal Mile, Palace of Holyroodhouse, St Giles Cathedral We sent today walking the Royal Mile.  A road connecting Edinburgh Castle with the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Most of the attractions were shut until 2 pm as … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 95 Edinburgh and St Andrews, Scotland

Saturday 12 February 2000 Highlights: St Andrews Cathedral, St Andrews Golf Course We decided on a day trip to St Andrews.  This meant a train trip to Leuchars and than a bus to St Andrews, total travelling time around 1.5 … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 94 Glasgow to Edinburgh, Scotland

Friday 11 February 2000 Highlights: Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Crown Jewels, Underground vaults We got into Edinburgh just before 12 noon and managed to find a reasonable hostel that wasn’t on our map. Today we visited Edinburgh Castle, one time residence … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 93 Glasgow, Scotland

Thursday 10 February 2000 Highlights: City Chambers, Stirling’s Library, Glasgow Cathedral, St Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art, People’s Palace Had a very interrupted night’s sleep as one of our room mates was sick and coughing all night.  The … Continue reading

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