Category Archives: Scotland

Farewell to the UK

July 5, 2012 Today we left the United Kingdom after nearly 12 months. We rode the train from Ayr to Paisley, took a cab from Paisley Station to the Glasgow International Airport, and after a nearly 4-hour wait, we were … Continue reading

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Ayr

Our final week in the UK was spent in this gritty town just south of Glasgow.  We knew we’d need some time to prepare for our exit — to do laundry, ship items home, donate a final round of belongings … Continue reading

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Thanks and Goodbye, Mr T (Day 28)

Morning broke on the final day of our extraordinary lap of Scotland.  Mom and dad were a bit sad, but the same could not be said of the kids!  They goofed around in their bed for a bit before we … Continue reading

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Loch Lomond and Culzean Castle (Day 27)

Our morning was a bit somber, as we knew this would be the last full day of our camper van expedition.  It was also more than a little damp, as we’d gotten lots of clothing, jackets, and footwear soggy the … Continue reading

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Kilmartin and Kintyre (Day 26)

Mr. T encouraged a lovely (and in Brad’s case, long) night of blissful sleep. Aaaaah. Breakfast was hearty oatmeal (porridge) and stout coffee. Mmmmmmm. Our first stop: Kilmartin. We were only 15 miles from this amazing place, so we headed … Continue reading

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Back on Track with Mr T (Day 25)

The kids and I got a reasonable night’s sleep, had a fancy breakfast at the hotel, and then tried to get ourselves organized and out of our hotel room by 10am.  NOT EASY!  We had so much stuff that we … Continue reading

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Heidi Goes Home: A Scottish Odyssey (Day 24-25)

Since Heidi failed in the middle of the Scottish wilderness, it took AA a good long while to respond.  Eventually, they dispatched someone from a local garage about 20 minutes down the road.  His flatbed truck zoomed in around 9:30pm … Continue reading

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