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The Diary of a Slow Traveller- Quaint or Odd, The Howtown Hotel, Lake District

Odd or Quaint? We weren’t sure as we somewhat hesitantly booked our accommodation in the Lake District. I’d been intrigued by an article I’d found online in the The telegraph that had made reference to staying at the Howtown Hotel. How … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller, Time to take it slowly, Edinburgh to York

Durham Cathedral After a few days walking the streets of Edinburgh it was into the hire car and off to York. We’ re just over halfway into our trip and I was feeling like I had sensory overload. I’d packed … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Walking in Edinburgh, Scotland

Walking around Edinburgh is the best way to see it. It’s narrow streets and closes. It’s history, galleries museums, houses and pubs. These are not seen from the top level of a double decker bus or car. They are seen … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – The Northcoast 500, Highlands, Scotland

In planning our trip I’d spied some blogs on a drive along the coast roads of the Highlands of Scotland. While time didn’t allow us to drive the full journey of the route known as the Northcoast 500, we were … Continue reading

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The Diary of a Slow Traveller – Stones and so much more, The Orkney Islands

Stones of Stenness   The Orkney Islands are a collection of Islands north of mainland Scotland.

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