A calm morning in Andernos before the celebrations of Bastille Day start. The good people of Largs who are in Andernos for the event are putting the finishing touches to their parade outfits. Kilts at the ready. What an honour to take part in the parade through the town. Not easy carrying these in 30 degrees. It's just like being at The Pencil [...]
Day 1 What a welcome from the hosts in Andernos. A wonderful spread and a Jazz band too. It's 30 degrees. but no signs of waning. Day 2 The group head off on the Scotrail Express to a local vinyard. Just as well someone else is driving.
The week long festival includes a wide variety of events. There are music events, new foods to try, dancing and a complete Viking Village to visit. Have a look at the full programme at largsvikingfestival.org The Viking Festival got off to a great start on 1 September with a parade through Largs. The Chair of the Town Twinning Association took part in the procession even though he had forgotten his horns. Perhaps next year Richard. [...]
Our friends from Andernos saw Scotland at its best this year. The sun shone all day every day and both visitors and guests took full advantage of the glorious weather. On the first night of the visit we all met together for a welcome drink in The Room. The Waverley and a few local pipers added to the perfect sunset. Great meals in Nardinis and Fins Restaurant. Fish, fish and more fish and many [...]