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By SharonAnn Hamilton
Traveler, Pet- and house-sitter, Author 

The 1st 7 days of Freewheelin' Scotland | Prime Living



Last updated 12/22/2019 at 6:33pm

Photo courtesy of SharonAnn Hamilton

The Gothic tower at Wallace Monument in Scotland.

'Twas getting dark as we stepped off the plane from Paris to Edinburgh and made our way to Bus H. We stand in the rain for about 10 minutes until it comes by, and hauls us to the car rental agency. We'd pre-paid but had the game of listening to all the upsells before we hop in the car and drive off. Dan, settling into the right-side driver's seat, adjusts the mirrors, runs through the manual gear shift with his left hand. (The first manual drive in 40 years.)

It's a test of faith. We are driving at night, in the rain, on the left side of the road for the first time, in a brand new (to us)...

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