I’m back! It’s been absolute ages and I am so glad to be back to blogging. I’ve really missed it. *sniff*
Here is a short recap of my holiday in Scotland and a few things I ate while I was there. I did not manage to stay 100% vegan (it’s hard to do when your mother and sister keep chocolate biscuits everywhere) but for the most, I think I did well.
We stayed this lodge in Alloa, a little town near Stirling.
A little collage of the lodge where we were staying. It was surprisingly luxurious and comfortable; it even had a flatscreen TV and an iPod dock! Excellent for my morning yoga sessions with some calming music. I loved the windows in the roof: they provided so much natural light it wasn’t necessary to switch on the lights. And look at the view we had from our porch.
Upon arrival I had a sliced banana with some peanut butter and a cup of hot soya milk.
Look at this view. Just look at it. Yes, exactly.
Packing our lunches every day with whatever I could find. Usually the filling consisted of mushrooms, lettuce, hummus, even beans. Yes, I put beans in my untoasted sandwich. A vegan girl’s gotta do what a vegan girl’s gotta do.
I also packed an apple and a few biscuits or a snack bar to bring with me on the road. We travelled a lot to visit castles and historic sites all over.
This was my breakfast every morning. I would cook blackberries in my porridge until it turned pink, then add a banana. Tea on the side.
I was reading The Passage by Justin Cronin–one of the best sci-fi books I have read in a while.
I found vegetarian–but actually it was accidentally vegan–haggis in the gift shop of Scone Palace and thought I had to try it.
To my surprise, it was unbelievably delicious.
Dinner: tomato butter beans, vegan haggis, potatoes and mangetout.
Take a walk down a new road.
The replica of the Stone of Destiny. I sat on it for half a second. Felt pretty cool, even if it isn’t the real one.
Loch Katrine, in the Trossachs.
I have hundreds of pictures but can’t post them all–that would take forever. I really enjoyed my holiday and can’t wait to go back to Scotland. It’s the most magical place on Earth.