14 July 2018

This was our first visit to the Maitreya Buddhist Garden. It's about a half hour drive from Lincoln, and close to the River Trent. It is the lifetime's work of Buddha Maitreya, a Japanese monk, who...

Loch Fyne 009We haven't been this far north for a number of years, at least 10 and possibly more.

We stopped in various hotels not far from Inverary and had a lovely time. The first night we stayed in Loch Fyne Hotel and Spa (we didn't bother with the spa bit).

My favourite hotel was the 4 star Stonefield Castle. I spent several happy hours wandering around the grounds with my camera, exploring the woodlands and shoreline. So peaceful.

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The weather was kind to us - warm and intermittently sunny - until the last day when we drove east in torrential rain to meet up with family near Stirling.

Inverary Castle
Crinan Bay
Old rope
Why?
Crinan
Duntrune Castle
Loch Fyne
Loch Fyne
Stonefield Castle
Stonefield Castle
Stonefield Castle
Abandoned fishing gear
Stonefield Castle
Abandoned fishing gear
Tarbert
About 40 miles south of Inverary

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