Travel

Kirkhill Stone Circle

Kirkhill Stone Circle is located at the edge of Kirkhill Forest overlooking Aberdeen Airport and Dyce. There are ten standing stones in total with the two tallest located adjacent to a massive recumbent stone located on the southern flank of the circle. The circle is approximately fifteen metres in Diameter. Recumbent Stone Circles are unique to Aberdeenshire and are thought to be used as Calendars rather than burial sites.

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Orkney

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Hatton of Fintray

The River Don breaks it banks at Hatton of Fintray following the previous days heavy rainfall.

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Christmas in France

We spent Christmas and New Year with Agnes’  family in France, initially staying with with her parents in Annecy and then at her eldest sister’s house in Aurec sur Loire.

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Northern Lakes from Lattrig

A panoramic view of Keswick and the Northern Lake District from the top of Lattrig. 

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Logie Head

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Diving in the Maldives

20111111In November 2011 Agnes & Myself spent two weeks scuba diving in the Maldives. The first week was spent on the island of Vilamendhoo on the South Ari Atoll. Vilamendhoo offers excellent accommodation and restaurants, but most importantly has a well run and friendly Dive center and an array of dive sites a short boat ride away. We still can’t understand how people spend their holiday on a sun lounger each day no matter how stunning the surroundings.

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Lodore Falls, Cumbria