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Fife Ness to St Andrews

Sunrise over the Forth

When we were treated to a beautiful sunrise it was clear the plan to do this walk today was inspired.  The start is back at Fife Ness but unlike last time we were instead walking north west to St Andrews which meant the sun was at our backs, so no squinting into the strong, low sun for us.  It is this attention to detail that raises our planning to an art-form.  And once again, weatherwise, the 2nd of January proved the best day of our holiday – you’ll remember similar conditions two years ago. Continue reading

East Neuk of Fife

Sunset over St Monans harbour

St Monans harbour

When staying in St Monans on the East Neuk of Fife it seemed bizarre not to walk some of the Fife Coastal Path (FCP) as it passed 10m from our cottage.  The plan was to walk from Fife Ness along the Forth coast to Earlsferry.  This can be done in a day if you start promptly.  However, the Brat was staying with us and “prompt start” obviously means “any time before noon” in student-speak.  So we ended up splitting it over two days but the join is so seamless that you’ll never notice the photos switching from dusk to foggy day… Continue reading