Fairy Glen September 5th 2016 I checked TripAdvisor for my options in Galashiels. The Number 1 rated attraction it seemed was the Waverley railway line to Edinburgh. The way out is not the most obvious choice to promote the town. It could be a long afternoon. The train to Tweedbank - the end of the line - left Edinburgh Waverley bang on time and headed out into the afternoon sunlight. I had been given 9 minutes in my schedule ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Selkirkshire » Galashiels 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
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info