Travel Blogs from Inverness
... unrestrained in the back, sitting on suitcases most likely, and the car packed to the rafters with summer holiday requirements! Dornoch is famous for its championship links golf course, and the town prospers on the summer influx of golfers, particularly from the US. Many have built houses here, which they use for a few weeks each year, but that gets them ...
Today we went to look at 'Royal Dornoch Golf Club' It was very impressive, I have never seen a golf course like it, I walked on the grass to take Matt's picture and I felt as though I shouldn't be walking on it, again it was a lovely little village, there are flowers everywhere in England & Scotland & Wales, the villages all have baskets of flowers hanging outside the shops and all along the High streets, it just looks lovely.
From there we ...
... The first real town stop was in Pitlochry, some really nice small houses and scenery, then we went to the Queens View, photos don't really do the scenery justice.
Inverness was a smaller city but it still had a small castle and good views, we spent the night there and then started our journey back.
On the way back we passed by ...
... success was found at Durbugh Cycles but the nice wee Scottish laddie needed to see the pedals to be sure of the correct cleats so Vince would have to struggle on a bit longer. Finally, Deb asked me to make contact with their relative June Irvine, from Allness, to arrange for her to meet us at a suitable lunch stop. Thank goodness for Life360 suggested by Vince because it meant I could track Charles' phone and know how far away they were. Armed with the video camera to ...
distance to go, we decided to go up Cairn Gorm, on it's funicular railway.(big
cables. One car goes down as the other goes up).
We saw how they have lots of fences to help the snow to drift and then they groom
it to create the ski runs. (At least, that seemed to me to be what they said. A
bit different to ski runs in Australia).
They are doing a lot of work for conservation in the area and it is not possible
to go wandering around ...