Rain and Damien Hirst|Orkney Day Three

Wednesday was a rainy day so we had to confine ourselves to indoor activities.

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Stromness has an amazing art gallery named Pier Arts Centre and we were lucky enough to be there at the same time as there Damien Hirst exhibition.

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It’s free to enter and has both permanent collections as well as installations.

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After running from shop to shop we took some time out in our hotel room before returning to the Stromness Hotel for dinner.

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I went for the Lamb Chops with Honey Mint Sauce with Chips and Salad followed by White Chocolate and Apricot Roulade both were equally amazing.

We retired back to our rooms hoping for a sunny day in the morning for more exploring.

Make sure you’ve read Day 1 and Day 2

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO

History, History and More History|Orkney Day Two

Orkney is steeped in history, so on our second day we set off to see some of the amazing historical sights.

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We started at Skara Brae. A Neolithic village which is older than both Stone Henge and The Great Pyramids.

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You can also go into the bizarre house of the Laird who discovered Skara Brae; filled with trinkets from all over the world and his wives wardrobe which is to die for.

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Afterwards we headed off to the Ring of Brodgar; a henge – much like Stone Henge – which is veiled in mystery but was used by the tanks in the war to practice agility.

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┬áDungarees – Forever 21|Sweater – ASOS|Shirt – H&M(similar)|Bag – Accessorize.

The history of Orkney is still appearing as just down the road we ┬ástumbled upon an actual archeological dig – Yes I geeked out majorly.

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Lastly we walked down to the Standing Stones of Stenness.

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Now if that all seems like too much history in one day there is a convenient bus tour which gives you little time slot at each site so your not overwhelmed.

We finished off our educational day with dinner at the Stromness Hotel.

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The food was absolutely amazing and the staff were lovely.

Make sure you didn’t miss Day One of our adventures.

Peace Out and Pixie Dust XO