Blogs from Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe


Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Kirkcaldy November 14th 2016

Three days to go until we set of on our first adventure as four retired oldies! Watch this space....... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Kirkcaldy June 17th 2012

Well folks that is the 2012 Peru trip officially over :-( I am safely back in Scotland after my >36 hrs journey travelling back, note to self: in future I need to think more carefully about the return travel! My bus trip from Arequipa to Cusco was uneventful....however my taxi driver in Cusco did try to charge me an extortionate amount of money for a 3 min journey....thankfully I had my wits about me that morning and very little currency left, so I told him what the fare was going to be (I still gave him more than he deserved after his cheek) and he just accepted it, never let your guard down! At the Cusco airport I had the pleasure of having all my luggage inspected by 2 police officers (in their thirties), trying to ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife » Kirkcaldy September 8th 2010

Date Wednesday 8th September 2010 City Edinburgh to Aviemore, Scotland Climate low 12c - high 16c - fine all day Today was the start of the road trip, herein referred to as the ‘roadie’. Shaun and Richard walked down to the Waverley train station to pick up the car and then took half an hour to navigate the one-way system the 1km back to the Caledonian hostel to pick up Jen. Arriving back to collect Jennie and the bags was made a lot simpler as we were communicating via the walkie talkie. All loaded up and just after 9.30am we headed North-East for St Andrews and Crail. We wanted to go via Kirkcaldy where Jennie’s relatives on her Mum’s side came from - the “Heggies”. Richard thinks that while we are in Scotland - our “family” ... read more
The Fourth Bridge
Four Heggies
Crail Gallery tearooms

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