Tag Archives: Perthshire

The Grass Really is Greener on the Other Side

Why is the grass so much greener than it is at home? Probably because it rains nearly every day at some point. Like now, there is a gentle shower blowing past my window at Newbold House. All this water must force the blades of grass closer together and with 20 hours of day light to grow […]

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Balmoral Castel

It was sprinkling when I got to Balmoral Castle, outside Ballaster, so I took the shuttle instead of the ten minute walk. My feet were thankful for the rest and after the drive up the mountain I was happy to turn the wheel over to a more experienced driver and relax. Sorry to see this […]

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A Night in Perth

Everyone I’ve asked about what I should see while I’m in Scotland has recommended Perthshire. It’s been a beautiful drive so far. I’ve already posted picture from along the River Tay. Today I crossed the River Dee on my way to Perth and spend one night here at a Dalvey B&B. This is the front […]

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Road Trip Through Dee Valley

Friday night when I got home for the PostBox Jane was waiting up. She and I sat in the kitchen discussing my route to Aberdeen. It was suppose to rain so maybe the Highland Games in St Andrews wouldn’t be so much fun. She suggested I go to Balaster an see Balmoral Castle. A man […]

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Leaving Edinburgh and the Heat Behind

After three days exploring Edinburgh I picked up my rental car and took a seat behind my apple red of-Corsa. This is my first time in the UK and the first time driving on the left. I headed out on the road and immediately landed in a turn only lane when I needed to go […]

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