Category Archives: travel

Billy Visits Scotland – Crathes Castle and Gardens

Happy place! Happy place! Happy place! If you ever visit Scotland and find yourself in Aberdeenshire when it’s the growing season then this is the castle and gardens you must visit! Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with … Continue reading

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Driving in Scotland

Let me first admit to the facts of life here…I do not know how to drive a stick and did all of about two minutes worth of driving in Scotland. DH did 99.9% of the driving in our automatic rental. … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Eilean Donan Castle

After we had quite a lovely (and filling) breakfast at our BnB on the Isle of Skye we were on the road again. There was an option to take a bit of a detour to head to the famous Urquhart … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – I Miss Traveling

I so miss traveling.  I miss exploring new areas that I’ve read about or have had on my bucket list for awhile but all of that came to a screeching halt this year.  Mind you, there has been some traveling … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Portree, Isle of Skye part 2

In Portree we stayed at the Roses Bed and Breakfast which is run by Andy and Lian Na, an absolutely wonderful couple who own and run this wee little bed and breakfast.  There are only two guest rooms in the … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Isle of Skye part 1

We took the CalMac ferry from Malliag to the Isle of Skye – a very beautiful up to 45 minutes journey – which excited Billy very much as he never knew a car could ride on a boat.  I highly … Continue reading

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Billy visits Scotland – Way up on Nevis Range

The Nevis Range mountain gondola is the only one of it’s kind in Britain built on the north face of Aonach Mor which is the 8th highest mountain in Britain (1221 meters/4006 feet) located just outside of Fort William, Scotland.  … Continue reading

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Mentioning portraits…

I’ve learned that besides the usual catching people doing going about their lives unaware (most of the time) of you snapping their photo, there is a thing called street portraits.  So how is this different from just street photography?  In … Continue reading

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The Hickman Bridge Trail

Capitol Reef National Park has a great deal to offer even though it is one of the smaller of the national parks in Utah but don’t let that deter you from visiting.  Here you can experience many beautiful hikes ranging … Continue reading

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I’ve been and done…

In three different time zones, in the cold and in the warmth, nearly knocked over by high winds, at an elevation of 9600 feet with snow around me and caught in the rain high on a mountain.  I was photographing … Continue reading

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