We awoke to a perfectly blue sky and bright sunshine. Here’s an idea … even though it’s chilly let’s have our coffee outside. Brilliant. Until we stepped outside. We were swarmed by the midges. We ran, literally.
In Canada we’re used to mosquitoes; they’re a fact of life. And in the wet years, mosquitoes seem to be big enough to carry off your average-size cat and be assigned their own tail number. Continue reading
Our Oban Seagull
You know it’s going to be a good travel day when it starts with a seagull doing yoga outside your hotel window. He was doing a great job of Warrior 2 (for our friends that don’t do yoga, he had his left leg up and his right wing out). For a seagull he was pretty darn cute, well, until he tried to peck the window open. We departed, hastily. Continue reading
Another beautiful day for the International Gathering, although it rained while the sun was brightly shining in the morning. Scotland weather! An early (relatively speaking) coffee and pastry with Catriona at the Coffee Corner was the perfect way to start Day 2. Continue reading
A lovely first day for our International Gathering in Oban. Events commenced with a lovely meal of Scottish food and drink at a local eating establishment. It is, after all, the Scotland Year of Food and Drink! Continue reading
Beautiful blue sunny skies greeted us this morning as we started our journey to Oban and the Clan MacAulay International Gathering. Many of the roads in Scotland are long and winding, but oh, so beautiful. And that’s the great part of driving in Scotland. Continue reading
A beautiful drive from the eastern coast of Scotland into the interior. It’s sometimes overwhelming how beautiful Scotland is and how varied the landscapes.
There is nothing quite like a morning drive through stunning landscapes. Continue reading
We woke up to bright sunshine and blue skies, and then 15 minutes passed. As is typical, Scottish weather changes, often. Continue reading
We arrived in Scotland at GLA after a lovely flight on Westjet (yes, the plane with the tartan tail!). After an interesting experience acquiring our rental car, we were off to Linlithgow Palace. Continue reading
We had a fantastic time at the Montreal Highland Games today. Click here to read more.