A weekend with Mum & Dad_Pt 1: Stonehaven and 3 course meals.

Processed with VSCO with a6 presetLast weekend these two travelled across the North Sea to spend the weekend with me. Mamma and pappa!!!
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On the Saturday we took the bus out to Stonehaven.

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Which is an adorable little fishing town about half an hour away from Aberdeen. This particular Saturday there was a carnival held at the city square.

It was of course far too crowded for us northern Swedes so we took the path down to the harbour.
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We then continued up a hill…
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… and reached the path to wander out to Dunottar Castle. DSC_0813
Passing by coconut smelling flowers…
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and grass-munching beauties. DSC_0808
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By the time we actually reached the castle, we did not really feel like paying the entrance fee to enter (me and Julien already went a few months ago and both felt like the surroundings were the better part of the experience). So instead we ate our packed lunch and watched the castle and its tourits from a distance.
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Afterwards we decided to be adenturous and climb down the steep hills to that gate through the cliff as you can see on the right. DSC_0824
Yes, this one!
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I took this and showed my mother saying “you can go back to Sweden and claim we took a quick visit to Austria”.. I mean, how Sound of Music does this not look??
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DSC_0839Then it was definitely time for a strong cuppa coffee, so back to Stonehaven we went.

Back in Granite City, I cooked up a 3 course-meal including the sweet potato and black bean burgers with the infamous mango + ginger salsa. Holy yum!

The following day we walked around Aberdeen and I got a sunburn on my nose, but that will be a post for another day.

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5 thoughts on “A weekend with Mum & Dad_Pt 1: Stonehaven and 3 course meals.

  1. Mysigt med päronen på besök! Blir så förbannat sugen på att dra till Skottland! I augusti åker jag iaf några dagar till Edinburgh med min kille 😀 😀
    Och du, ditt bidrag till månadens gröna – så sjukt gott det ser ut!!!!

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