Royal Deeside and the Castle Trail September 8th 2008 Crathes Castle
I woke up just after 8am and mom was already in the shower. We had breakfast here at the hotel - scrambled eggs and bacon again - stuck in a breakfast rut! We are staying close by Banchory today which makes a welcome change from all that driving every day.
First stop today is Crathes Castle (pronounced Krathis) which is only about two and a half miles east of Banchory in the to ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Kincardineshire » Banchory 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
I'm making a real effort to get to the places I want to visit and not put it off any longer! I've put up blogs for the last couple trips I took that I kept journals for even though they were in 2007 and 2008 and am working typing up my journal from a trip to Greece this past summer. Then I'll try to get some blogs up from a Caribbean cruise with family and friends January 2010 and a trip to Sturgis, SD for the infamous motorcycle rally in August 2010. I'm running a little bit behind!!
Home is Massachusetts in the USA, in some ways I love living in the New England area of the country for ... full info