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Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Anstruther June 18th 2015

We survived our first day of driving! Our rental car is hilarious - since we're renting an automatic car in a primarily manual country, the only automatic car available was a pretty sweet minivan. Anyways, we left Edinburgh yesterday morning, and only got lost for about an hour on our way to Stirling Castle. Stirling Castle was really pretty, and had awesome exhibits on Mary of Guise (the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots), and tapestry weaving (my inner yarn-ahaulic celebrated). The tapestry re-creation on site was phenomenal - it depicted the Hunt of the Unicorn (symbolism of Christ). From Stirling, we made our way to the Fife area to spend a few nights with our friends. Our friends live in a small town on the coastal trail called Anstruther (home of the best fish & ... read more
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Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Anstruther July 14th 2012

Picturesque drive along the coast north east of Edinburgh. First stop Aberdour to see the oldest Castle in Scotland and the church (kirk) that is still in use on the grounds. We had a breakfeast at the tea room of scones & jam with coffee and then head back out on the road.. OH wait!!!! that's Nigel & Lori and the kids pullling in!!! It seems they are following us!!!! This is their day to do the same route as us. Next stop was Anstruther where we decided to NOT take the bob & puke tour to the Isle of May. BUT... Nigel & Lori did decide take the 3 hour tour. I think they are stalking us.... Stopped at world famous Anstruther Fish & Chip restaurant.. Wow this is the best fish and chips we ... read more
Anstruther Fish & Chips
St. Andrwes the Old Course
St. Andrews Beach

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Anstruther July 13th 2012

Sorry guys - no blog tonight - we will double up tomorrow.. Got in real late.... scotch whiskey & a really good folk singer... you get the picture.. Loch Lomond Highland Games tomorrow.... read more




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