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Today, we toured the Fife Coast taking in Lower Largo, St Monans, Pittenweem, Anstruther, Crail and St. Andrews. Thereafter, we moved to Dunkeld and Pitlochry in central Scotland.

Today, we undertook a tour commencing Edinburgh and finishing Dunkeld in central Scotland taking in popular visitor sites along the Fife Coast of Scotland which included Lower Largo, St Monans, Pittenweem, Anstruther (including lunch at famous Fish Bar), Crail and St. Andrews.

Alexander Selkirk, a Scot who spent his early boyhood at Lower Largo on the Fife Coast in eastern Scotland. He had a fierce temper and following family disputes he went to sea. In 1704 he was sailing master of the vessel Cinque Ports. Selkirk had a violent quarrel with the ship’s captain and was put ashore on the uninhabited Juan Fernandez island off the coast of Chile. After 4 years and 4 months he was rescued and later returned to Lower Largo.