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Jacobite Steam Train and the Isle of Skye

After a delightful night at the Inverlochy, Mary picked us up and delivered us to the train station in Fort William.  We did not have a chance to see any of Fort William, but we probably didn’t miss much.  The … Continue reading

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Glasgow, Scotland

It has been a desire of mine for a long time to visit Scotland.  We finally started our trip with a flight from Orlando to Glasgow aboard Virgin Atlantic.  We flew Premium Economy, and the service was outstanding. Comfortable seats with … Continue reading

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Alaska 2 – Whales and Glaciers

The next morning, we sailed into Icy Straits, AK, a port created by the cruise lines.  The dock is about 7 miles from the settlement of Hoonah, AK. http://www.visithoonah.com  Hoonah is primarily a settlement of the Tlingit tribe of Native Americans. … Continue reading

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Mountbatten, Yeats and seaweed baths

Leaving the Ti Linn cafe after retrieving Rob and Kristinia, we headed to a point overlooking the ocean from where we could see the Mountbatten estate, Classiebawn, in the distance. In addition to the view of the estate in the distance, … Continue reading

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Wonder why mail gets lost?

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