Monthly Archives: June 2014

Home Sweet Home

By Noah- We have finally made it back home and are enjoying this unseasonably warm weather! We are both happy to be out of the car and the tent and into our own comfortable beds. Putting the tent up every night and taking … Continue reading

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Angels, pontefract cakes and rock bears (weird)

By Noah- On our way down from Lindissfarne we managed to see the Angel of the North just out of Newcastle. We pulled over to get a better view of this enormous monument…           We stopped for … Continue reading

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Lindisfarne

By Noah- After a few hiccups we finally made it across the causeway to Holy Island, one of mum’s must see places. The journey over there was very much like the journey to St Michaels mount (if any of you remember) … Continue reading

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Nessie

By Noah- We just had to squeeze in a trip to the Loch Ness exhibition. We both left thinking Nessie did not exist until we managed to get a great photo of him!  

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Jog On

  By Noah- We have finally made it to John O’ Groats and are now official end-to-enders! Even the sun came out to greet us as I’m sure you can tell from the photo.Making the most of the weather we booked … Continue reading

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Cairngorms and Pitlochry

By Noah-Stopped in beautiful Pitlochry overnight and went to see the salmon ladder the next morning. About 5400 fish ascend and descend this ladder every season to get past the dam which provides electricity for the nearby visitor centre. We … Continue reading

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A cool Canal

  By Noah- Our next stop on this epic adventure was the Falkirk Wheel, a huge combination of two giant arms which rotate to lift boats between two different levelled canal. Basically, the boat drives on to the lower arm and … Continue reading

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