It’s that time of year when everything and everyone seems to be operating at 150%. Unlike most years, it’s not even Christmas itself which has kept me preoccupied, with that in some ways being a bit of an afterthought to a number of other things going on in my life right now. The first and largest change is no doubt my change of job.
Following the week in Scotland our next destination was Ghent where we were due to spend a week celebrating the wedding of Duncan and Sarah. The week turned out to be rather relaxing and an appropriate follow up to Scotland before heading to the hustle and bustle that was Paris.
The second leg of our overseas trip was a visit to Scotland for just over a week. As mentioned previously in my post on Rome, Scotland ultimately proved to be our favourite destination. Our time there consisted of two parts. The first half we spent travelling north by car from Edinburgh, past Inverness to the town of Dingwall before returning back to Edinburgh after a stop at the Loch Ness. The second half of our stay in Scotland was half a week in Edinburgh itself. It was the time in the Highlands that we particularly enjoyed.
So as I should have predicted, I made no time for posting updates to my blog while I was away. Instead I spent my down time geo-tagging and uploading photos which kept me more than busy enough throughout my trip. Rather than attempt to cover the entire vacation in one big post, I’ll post an update per a country, in order of visit, over the coming days and weeks.