Image above shows snow-capped Cairngorm Mountains
This morning we departed our lodgings in Grantown-on-Spey, Speyside, North of Scotland, and drove south to our destination of Dunfermline, near Edinburgh, a journey which entailed the following:
- Basically, cold weather with temperatures in range 2 to 9 degrees centigrade.
- A wide mix of weather conditions which included rain, sleet, snow with some sunny periods.
- Snow-capped mountains ( the Cairngorms).
- Two castles: Corgarff and Braemar ( drive-past).
- A farmer working a flock of sheep with his collie sheep-dog.
- Sheep, cattle and horses in the fields.
- Two ski-centres.
- The village of Braemar where we stopped for a break, late morning.
- St. Andrews Links, where we stopped for lunch and then visited the famous Old Course for photos.
- Picturesque Crail Harbour.
- Anstruther Harbour.
- Lower Largo with its Robinson Crusoe/Alexander Selkirk connection.
Tomorrow, we cross the Forth Bridge and visit Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital.
Crail, Fife Coast, Scotland
Tour Group at St Andrews Old Course