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May 29, 2018 - Our last days in the UK, a stay in Kent

After arriving at Heathrow from Aberdeen we collected our hire car and began the 1.5 hour drive to Maidstone in Kent. Sorry, did I say 1.5 hours, more like 3 hours on the M20. Of course the Friday we were heading down was the beginning of a bank holiday weekend and also the start of school holidays. Anyway, we arrived in one piece, checked in, took our bags to our room then went straight back down to the bar for a couple of recovery drinks. We had decided to stay in Maidstone as it seemed like it was a good base from which to do a bit of...

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May 24, 2018 - A drive in Scotland

After our Norwegian Cruise and our flight from Heathrow we touched down in Aberdeen last Sunday, 20 May. We then headed off for the next stage of our adventure with a drive from Aberdeen to Forres to stay with Ron’s cousin Morag and her husband Drew. The first couple of days in Scotland were cold (max temps around (10 or 11) and a little damp but that sure didn’t bother us as, given when we were last here 3 years ago when there was snow on the ground, we’d come prepared. However, by Wednesday the sun was shining and the weather had warmed...

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