High tea hi! September 14th 2009 Inverness - Findochty - Spey Bay - Cullen - Portgordon
This is a land of lochs and whisky, seascapes, seals and sunsets. Aye, Pat and I are in the north of Scotland - not yet at the most northernmost tip of mainland Britain but a fair way north anyway. That northerly point has to wait a day or two. For now, we’re staying with friends at Findochty, about 50 miles to the east of Inverness ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Inverness-shire » Inverness Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
Once upon a time, I was something important in the UK travel industry, where I spent more than 35 years of my working life roaming the globe at someone else's expense. So, if you dream of living overseas on less than 10 Dollars a day, be warned: I'm an experienced, mature traveller - not a backpacker. You won't find stories here about me thumbing my way across the Sahara, slumming it in cockroach-infested hostels, or sharing a room with giant mosquitoes!
Oh, and I'm British - so you can expect a stiff upper lip in times of adversity and a sense of humour that's often not understood by other... full info