Day 71 Return to Fife

Monday 15 June 2015

Dundee to Wormit (across Tay Bridge)
5 miles
Ruth’s house

I left Shetland on the Sunday evening ferry and, after 12 hours of mostly lying down trying not to let the motion of the boat make me feel sick, I arrived at Aberdeen at 7 am. I caught the train from Aberdeen to Dundee and then walked over the Tay Bridge and back into the Kingdom of Fife. Unusually, pedestrians walk down the middle of the bridge with the traffic lanes either side. Not sure it’s my favourite design!

Walking over the Tay Bridge with Dundee Law behind me
  My friend Ruth had kindly offered me the use of his house so I can hopefully walk “light” for a few days around the Fife coast. 

Although not technically a walking day I still covered 5 miles of coastline and then a further 3 walking to and from the shops. I also managed to get a haircut. And all this while still feeling the motion of the boat; I must have looked drunk as I felt like I was swaying more than walking! 

Looking at the Tay Bridge and Dundee

10 thoughts on “Day 71 Return to Fife

  1. chris frazer June 16, 2015 / 3:15 am

    Got to get the admin sorted before you can launch…..good luck with the next leg… day at a time one foot in front of the other……


    • Lucy June 19, 2015 / 8:31 pm

      Thanks Chris. Feels like a long week this week. Liking Scotland though


  2. Ingrid Munro June 17, 2015 / 9:05 am

    Just been reading your last blog about your “wee” holiday in Shetland. Sounds like a great place! And as ever love seeing all the photos. Hope you’re having a good time and still enjoying the walking. Ingrid, Coldingham


    • Lucy June 19, 2015 / 8:30 pm

      Thanks for your message Ingrid. Shetland was wonderful and East Neuk of Fife good too. I hope the weather holds!


  3. jomunday99 June 17, 2015 / 10:19 pm

    Lucy, I
    Must introduce you to the concept of flying. Saves on sea sickness!


    • Lucy June 19, 2015 / 8:29 pm

      Ah but now I’m a pensioner I can’t afford the air fare! The ferry was considerably cheaper


  4. jomunday99 June 17, 2015 / 10:20 pm

    Ps missed the blog. Back up to speed sharpish please. You have an audience to consider now!


    • jstumm June 18, 2015 / 2:12 pm

      I totally agree Jo, my life was considerably less exciting without the blog!


      • Lucy June 19, 2015 / 8:28 pm

        Ok, ok. This week has had long days. I’ll get back on track ASAP


  5. jomunday99 June 20, 2015 / 3:30 pm

    You’ve got a bit of catching up to do! I appreciate it must take a while to write as much as you do, what about just a report of miles and location if you can’t do a full report? Jo xxx


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