Photo Tour: Downtown Aberdeen

Photo Tour: Downtown Aberdeen

Once I humbled myself to look His way, I found God smiling on our trip. Our searching for activities online had proved about as effective as applying to an online dating service, so we hit the road to see what we would see.

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Department stores sell ladies’ hats in the UK! This specimen won for originality.

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Seagulls, pigeons, and grave monuments populate the cemetery of St. Nicholas Kirk

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Inside St. Nicholas. (So, if ‘Kirk’ means ‘church,’ then “Russell Kirk” means… little red church?)

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View from Union St. Aberdeen’s skyline invigorates my soul.

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Spires everywhere!

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Penelope, Odysseus’ faithful wife, from our favorite room in Aberdeen’s Art Gallery

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On the art curator’s recommendation, we dined on mussels and plaice at the Rock & Oyster. 5 stars and all our gratitude to our waitress, who played travel agent for us and wrote up a list of must-see sites in the area.

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In case you can’t decipher it through the glare, that’s an ostrich. In a kilt. Welcome to Scotland!

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Father’s Day is coming soon…

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An illustration of my role within the family

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Sometimes they cooperate!

Today we caught a train into London; we depart for the States early tomorrow morning. Stay tuned for more photos.

5 Responses

  1. Kittie, I am having so much fun catching up on your blog! You write so eloquently that once I finish reading a post, I want to start over and read it again. I hope the rest of your trip goes excellently!

    • Thank you, Margaret! The blog has been a good challenge for my writing; I’m flattered that you enjoy it so much.

      I just caught up on your blog from Spain today, and it was a delight to read. You have an excellent eye for details, and I enjoyed seeing videos along with photos.

  2. Hi Kittie,

    Margaret recommended your blog. Hope you are well. Maybe we will see you this summer.

    • Thanks, Mr. Coad! We traveled safely home yesterday, and I am looking forward to catching up with friends over the summer.

  3. Scotland looks fabulous and your family looks so happy on the adventure. I have roots there and very much want to hunt them down, you have inspired me…I want my very own tartan!