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