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Travel Report: John Muir’s Birthplace, Scotland.

May 2019. You simply cannot escape John Muir in the Scottish town of Dunbar. There’s a statue of him out on the High Street. You’ll also find a giant bear sculpture, located near the Spot Roundabout, which symbolises the great man’s travels through America. Furthermore, one of his quotes is engraved into the stone floor […]

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Travel Report: Dunbar Battery, Scotland.

May 2019. The historic Scottish town of Dunbar once had a grand defence bastion situated on an elevated section of the harbour on Lamer Island. It was built in 1781 during the American War Of Independence to protect the town from the fearsome naval captain, John Paul Jones. The defence post was called Dunbar Battery […]

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Travel Report: Belhaven Beach – Dunbar, Scotland.

May 2019. My visit to Belhaven Beach was an especially spontaneous one! It was a moody early evening and Spackles and I had been snugly installed inside his farmhouse in the nearby village of Stenton. One minute we were drinking tea and wolfing down Mother Spackles’ excellent homemade gingerbread. The next we were rattling down […]

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