Category Archives: Scotland 2012

Ballater to Gordons Bay: Sunday May 6

We were up bright and early to pack up. With all our shopping we are still underweight! Breakfast was a treat of scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, bacon, mushrooms and tomatoes. Dave checked out while I sorted out the bags. … Continue reading

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Ballater: Saturday May 5

Breakfast this morning was scrambled eggs with bacon, tomatoes and mushrooms. We decided to go to Aberdeen as it is only 40 miles away. Our first task was to find a parking garage. With that sorted we stopped in at … Continue reading

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Ballater: Friday May 4

We slept in late and had a mushroom, bacon and tomato omelette for breakfast. We drove to Royal Lochnagar Distellery where we had a wee dram to take the chill off. It got down to 2.5C and snowed! We drove … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye to Ballater: Thursday May 3

Dave had a repeat of his breakfast but I chose smoked salmon and scrambled eggs as my cooked bit. I added lovely berries to my porridge and I could have that every morning. We then went to collect our langoustines … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye: Wednesday May 2

We had a cooked breakfast – I started with porridge and Dave had cereal and fruit. This was followed by a poached egg served with black pudding, bacon, a sausage, mushrooms and Dave had fried tomato. We each had half … Continue reading

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Ballater to Portree, Isle of Skye: Tuesday May 1

Breakfast this morning was fried eggs, Arbroath smokeys and black pudding. We left early as the Gairnshiel bridge is damaged and made our way via the detour to Tomintoul, which is the highest village in the Highlands. On the way … Continue reading

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Ballater: Monday April 30

We slept in and then started our day with Arbroath smokeys and fried eggs before setting out for the day. It was meant to snow but thankfully it didn’t. We went to Tomnaverie, a stone circle between Torphins and Aboyne. … Continue reading

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