This is the third generation lighthouse built on May. It dates to 1887. It originally burned oil as the light. Then it had electricity produced by diesel generators elsewhere on the island. it now generates it's own power at source.
Up to Fife July 13th 2012 Started off with another dry (what?! can this be?) run and then headed across the Forth Bridge to The Kingdom of Fife. Another lovely day although not the sunshine we had yesterday. Oh well, no rain so we won't complain. First stop today was Dunfermline Abbey and Palace. This is actually where Robert the Bruce was buried (except for his heart which is buried at Melrose Abbey). He spent a great ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Fife 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