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Billy Visits Scotland – St. Andrews Cathedral

This chapter in Billy’s travel journal was one that I enjoyed but he did not like it much. He enjoyed the view walking towards St. Andrews but once we entered, he was disappointed that it wasn’t another castle where he … Continue reading

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Billy Visits Scotland – Dunnottar Castle

This was one of those “the best laid plans of mice and coos oft times go astray” moments with visiting this castle. We had a lovely breakfast at our BnB with the plans for the day being to visit Dunnottar … Continue reading

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Tales from the Crypt

It just wouldn’t be All Hallows Eve without a graveyard now would it?  And this graveyard is a very old famous one in Scotland – St. Andrews Cathedral.  The Cathedral (what’s left of it) dates back to the 12th century.  … Continue reading

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The Chandelier

As promised, here is more about that magnificent grand chandelier hanging in the Ohio Theatre that was posted here.  It is 11 feet wide and 21 feet high weighing in at 2.5 tons. Yes, tons!  There are 240 light bulbs … Continue reading

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The Ohio Theatre

Welcome to the Ohio Theatre!  Designed by Scottish born architect, Thomas W. Lamb, who wanted it to be a palace for the average man.  It opened in 1928 as a Lowe’s movie house with it’s own orchestra and theatre organ.  … Continue reading

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Oh the castles I have seen!

Besides the glorious landscapes in Scotland, I wanted to see as many castles as I could get to… and a few of them took some getting to!  I have a preference for the really old castle ruins but there were … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Edinburgh

I did not know before arriving in Edinburgh that it would be so hilly with its curving streets, lots of stairs and little narrow alley ways called closes.  Getting around, especially on the cobblestones, required good shoes and the energy … Continue reading

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Scotland Road Trip – First and Last Days

Initially the plan was to take you on our road trip as it happened but after my eyes stopped glazing over by the sheer number of photos taken, I decided to start at the beginning and the end and then … Continue reading

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Bun’s in Delaware

A restaurant in Delaware, Ohio that is.  In business for over 150 years; minus the two years rebuilding it after an arsonist destroyed it in 2002.  It’s name comes from the nickname locals gave the original business, a bakery, from … Continue reading

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The Strand Theatre

The Strand Theater is a movie theater located on  East Winter Street in downtown Delaware, Ohio.  Opened in 1916, it is the tenth longest operating movie theater in the United States.  Notice anything interesting about the marquee? I thought that … Continue reading

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