When I considered going to Scotland to visit its castles, I knew of only one—Edinburgh Castle. How fitting
About an hour’s drive south from Edinburgh is the fabulous remnants of Melrose Abbey. I visited there briefly one afternoon. What a treat!
A Little History
The Scottish king, David I, founded the abbey in 1136 as a Cistercian monastery. These monks, like the Benedictines, followed the Rule of St. Benedict, which called for
Although I was in Edinburgh a few days, I didn’t see much of the city. That’s a pity because it is filled with amazing
I expected to have more time in Glasgow but sometimes things just don’t work out as planned. My whirlwind tour of Scotland was shorter than anticipated due to flight delays and I
Our journey continued as Halley and I traveled south from Oamaru to the city of Dunedin. I had been looking forward to