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Skara Brae Orkney

Orkney Island Whirlwind Tour

  Farewell Shetland, Hello Orkney     How Far Ahead Do You Plan ? To keep my journey flexible, I don’t plan my next accommodation too far in advance. Sometimes I book 1 to 2 days ahead, however, this is high season so I decided to start checking 2 weeks in advance. […]

Papa Stour’s Organic Farm

WWOOF Before I started my travel adventures for this year I signed up with the U.K. chapter of an organization called WWOOF — Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms. The opportunity available to me is to volunteer my time and skills at a host farm and they provide room and board. […]

Shetland: Ponies and Other Stuff

      This is is the fourth article of my series on touring Shetland. I have one more article about Shetland to follow.     Shetland Museum When I visit a new destination one of the things I like to do is visit the local history museum. These museums […]

Shetland: Ponies and a Hostel

        This is the third article of my series on touring Shetland. Islesburgh House Hostel is a Great Home Base for Day Tripping Shetland has a wonderful bus and ferry system with friendly drivers. The buses have routes that take you to many of the archeological and […]

Shetland: Ponies and Archaeology

  This is the first of a series of articles about my touring around Shetland.     First Stop: Tourist Information Before I succumbed to sleep too early in the day I decided to walk to the town center and check out the iCentre – the Visit Scotland tourist information […]