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Cycling and sailing in Scotland – Oban

Cycling and sailing in Scotland – Oban

Sunday, August 20, 2017 Oh yes, my hotel bed was as comfortable as it looked. It is 6:30a.m., and I don’t want to get up. Right now I would not mind staying in Edinburgh for my entire holiday. With this room to return to it would be a great holiday on my own. But I have booked a tour, and my train will leave at 8:04a.m., so I better get going. Breakfast is not included in the hotel price, though

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Cycling and sailing in Scotland – Edinburgh

Cycling and sailing in Scotland – Edinburgh

Saturday, August 19, 2017 

I have waited for this day, dreading it, and been looking forward to it at the same time. Solo and I had started making plans to cycle around Ireland, but life interfered. So here was I, wondering where to go instead. Of course, I could have cycled in Ireland alone…could have chosen another trip to go semi-supported, but politics interfered. I have never been sailing before but I have been to Scotland. Even to the same

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In Search of Autumn – Chattanooga

In Search of Autumn – Chattanooga

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 We have spent the past few days making jam and visiting some of Solo’s family in Nashville. But today it is time for another adventure. We are going down to Chattanooga right after breakfast. This time we are following the Highway and Interstate, Solo explains that I have been on the small roads to Chattanooga when I first came to see him in 2013. So once more the Interstate will cover some new territory for me.

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In Search of Autumn – All Hills

In Search of Autumn – All Hills

Sunday, October 30, 2016 – Monday, October 31, 2016 For the past few days, we haven’t been exploring Tennessee. Sunday Solo had to get some farm work done, so I used the time to do some Macro photography in his garden and his barn. Solo created some areas in his orchard to attract bees and butterflies. These flowerbeds are where I find some beautiful blossoms to photograph. Giant ironweed – vernonia gigantea I also used the chance to take images

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