We enjoyed our time in the cultural city of Chiang Mai in northern Thailand, visiting more temples and exploring the hilltribe villages
First day sightseeing in Chiang Mai – visit to Wat Tao temple
Entrance to Wat Chedi Luang
Outside the Chedi ruins
Temple within the Chedi grounds
Wat Phra Sing
Iron Bridge lit up at night
Cycling through the Old City
Old City walls
About to climb the steps to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Walking round the temple
Bhubing Palace Gardens
Viewpoint on Doi Suthep
Admiring the lovely view
Walking through the village gardens
Watching the koi carp fish
Stopping at a nearby waterfall for a picture
We spent a few days in Pattaya for our friend’s birthday
The start of our 5 week trip through Southeast Asia in September 2013. We met friends in Khao San Road in Bangkok and enjoyed visiting a few temples while we were there
Dinner and drinks with our friends on Khao San Road – backpacker central!
Getting a picture on the famous Bangkok street
Visiting the Grand Palace
Outside Temple of the Emerald Buddha
The Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho, one of Thailand’s oldest and largest temples
Last shot on Khao San Road before leaving for Pattaya
Lochside cycle in September 2013 at the Cairngorm National Park, Britain’s largest National Park
Having a hot drink outside the Old Bridge Inn at Aviemore before heading off on a cycle
Cycling over the River Spey
Loch An Eilein in the Rothiemurchus Forest near Aviemore
Cycling around the loch
Some fellow cyclists on the bridge!
Arriving at the Green Loch near the Glenmore Forest
Stopping for a picture
Beach at Loch Morlich
Friendly duck comes to say hello!
We took Jack for a walk through the old castle grounds at Torwood in August 2013
Walking with Jack through the mystical forest at ‘Tor Wood’
Exploring the historical ruins of Torwood Castle
Mountain biking at Tweed Valley and Peebles in the Scottish Borders in August 2013
By the River Tweed at Innerleithen – say hello to our dog Jack!
Viewpoint at Glentress
Ready for some fun at Glentress biking trails
Heading off on our bikes
Up towards the Buzzard’s Nest car park
About to hit the wall ride!
Overlooking Peebles and the River Tweed at the end of a great day!
Neidpath Castle just behind the trees
We had a great time camping for a night at Loch Awe, Argyll & Bute in July 2013. Take a look at what we got up to while we were there!
A little seaside getaway to St Andrews in June 2013. We stopped off at a couple of other popular tourist spots on the way home.
Sightseeing in the historical Old Town – first stop, the ruins of St Andrews Cathedral
St Andrew’s Castle
Found a little man selling ice-cream on the beach!
St Andrews town in the distance
Who knew that horses liked ice-cream?!
Looking out across the Old Course watching the golfers
We stopped off in Crail on the way home
Fourth Rail Bridge in South Queensferry
Decided to stay for a drink
Forth Road Bridge behind us
We visited Fort William in June 2013 for the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, then did a light bit of exploring of the surrounding area on the way home.
We started off the day with a BBQ at Bridge of Orchy
The River Orchy
Watching the mens’ downhill finals of the Mountain Bike World Cup at the Nevis Range in Fort William
Time to explore the area – we stopped by the River Coe
Decided to hire a boat!
Getting wedged between some rocks!
Enjoying our time on the water
Buachaille Etive Mor in Glencoe
Watching the deer in the fields
Quick visit to the Falls of Falloch
Final stop at Loch Lomond near Inveruglas
We spent a few days in the Danish capital city of Copenhagen in June 2013. Take a look at some of our pictures.
Stopping for a rest at Rosenborg Castle
Standing on the bridge for a picture
The brightly coloured New Harbour (Nyhavn)
Nice walk through the Botanic Gardens
Wandering through the tall grass
Past New Harbour again
Visiting the famous ‘Little Mermaid’ sculpture
St Alban’s Church
Cute Danish windmill within the grounds of the Citadel
Cycling round the city
While we were there we also visited LEGOLAND Billund!
Posing for a picture outside the main entrance to LEGOLAND!