Travel Blogs from Loch Ness, United Kingdom

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Haggis, Whisky and Nessie... it must be Scotland!, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Haggis, Whisky and Nessie... it must be Scotland!

A travel blog entry by benleah

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... green rolling hills and striking mountains are immensely impressive. Our first full day in Scotland we went and took a look at Loch Ness unfortunately there was no sign of Nessie L we also wandered around and bought some souvenirs before heading through ...

I'll Take The High Road, Loch Lomond, Loch Lochy, Loch Ness, Scotland, United Kingdom travel blog

I'll Take The High Road

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... started calling him, here kitty kitty which is when he decided to split. The next day while visiting the very fun and very hokey Loch Ness Monster Museum what do I see but a Scottish Wildcat postcard published by WWF, and he looked just like the cat I ...

A happy, slightly soggy, highland fling, The Highlands and Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

A happy, slightly soggy, highland fling

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... seem to be getting longer already... Nessie Spotting I may not have been quick enough to snap her in her traditional home, Loch Ness, but the lucky people of Switzerland seem to have a relative in one of their alpine lakes and some quick-fingered ...

One of Those Days, Lewiston, United Kingdom travel blog

One of Those Days

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... abated by this stage and the sun had begun shining again. Traveling onwards we arrived in the early afternoon in Lewiston on the banks of Loch Ness. No sign of the famed Loch Ness Monster but we did have a big black bug crawl out from under a table in ...

Nessie, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Nessie

A travel blog entry by itsem

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A visit to Loch Ness prompted much craziness. "Nesssssiee" was often said, in a Mr Freer (or heavy and bad Scottish) accent. Poses of us as Nessie, and fake pictures of Nessie (they were birds), discussions of HOW to get the best fake Nessie picture, ...

In search of the rare, endangered Flying Haggis, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

In search of the rare, endangered Flying Haggis

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... the brunt of every joke once word got around to Ped that, how to put this lightly?, she had an encounter with a one-eyed Loch Ness Monster the night before. The drive started in a heavy, gloomy fog that seemed foreboding for the day. But we climbed into ...

All the trout you can eat!, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

All the trout you can eat!

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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... phenomenon. We did our best not to get roped too much but it was interesting pottering around all the little shops there. As Loch Ness turned into the river Ness, we finally came to Inverness. In such amazingly fine weather we got to do our groceries and ...

What a Great Place, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

What a Great Place

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel

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... by the time the road had looped back to Portree so drove off the island again. Not far up the road at the entrance to Loch Duich, Eilean Donan came into view. It is one of Scotland's most famous and most photographed castles and has been a back drop to ...

Day 2 - Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 2 - Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by faff

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Day 2 - Loch Ness - Luss - Had a coffee - Fort William, lunch - Poor Visibility - Castle Urquela - Loch Ness - Camped n Louisville This morning we were up before the tourist information opened. We had to take the tent down quickly and we had ...

Finding Nessie, Highland, United Kingdom travel blog

Finding Nessie

A travel blog entry by pippa_travels

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... weekend and I'm a little jealous... I'll have to put it on the list for next time! We arrived at the hostel at Fort Augustus on Loch Ness, in the early evening. It's a five minute walk from the centre of the town and after dinner. Haggis for most, I had ...

Tour has gone great, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Tour has gone great

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

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I finally got some time to sit down, we have been traveling quite a bit and are hardly ever at our hostel. I will give a recap on what I have managed to do and see in the last couple days. So, I started my tour in Edinburgh and got on a small 29 seater ...

Rethink, Inchlaggan, United Kingdom travel blog

Rethink

A travel blog entry by 35mph

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Well I didn't intend to drive so far today. It's hard to believe we started this morning on the north coast and now we're on the Road to the Isles. It's a bit mad actually because we've raced past quite a few things that deserved a proper look and that ...

My heart belongs to Scotland, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

My heart belongs to Scotland

A travel blog entry by kiaelise

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... Here we heard all about the history of Loch Ness and the current existence of the creature. That's right ladies and gentlemen, the Loch Ness monster does exist. However, it is not so much a monster as a prehistoric creature that had to adapt from salt ...

1,000 miles!!, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

1,000 miles!!

A travel blog entry by team_donaldson

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Alan has reached the 1,000 mile mark! By the time Alan made his hotel for the evening on day 15 of the cycle, he had passed the 1,000 mile barrier, with the comments "I'm feeling pretty good about reaching that marker!" There's an understatement for ...

Highlands Tour (Nathan), Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Highlands Tour (Nathan)

A travel blog entry by nateandglenn

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... the boat service, there weren't that many references to Nessie. I had zero interest in going out monster-hunting, since the whole Loch Ness Monster myth lost all credibility for me when the famous "surgeon's photo" was admitted to be a hoax- before that ...

Edinburgh to Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh to Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

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... she was able to give us all sorts of tales and myths. We then took an hour long boat ride on the black waters of Loch Ness. The boat is equipped with sensors that read the dimensions of anything in the waters below. Many people believe in Nessie and there ...

Hunting Nessie, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Hunting Nessie

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... itself is nice, but no more spectacular than anywhere else in the country. I was surprised at how little mention there is of the Loch Ness Monster in Scotland. Not to say that its ignored completely, but it is not the focus of any tourist things. We got ...

Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by emileek

This is Loch Ness....ok well it's not accurate and that is not the name of the town butI will come back and edit this part as soon as possible we stopped at a couple of other places along the way which I will add to this site ...

Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by indiajan

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Uncovering the mystery of the Loch Ness ...

Good Cycling, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Good Cycling

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel

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... set up camp for free. Fort Augustus was really busy when we arrived back so we had a little rest at camp and then drove down Loch Ness to Urquhart Castle ruin - 7.00 each and no visitor centre so just looked for free from the car park and road. The ...

Where Has The Sun Gone?, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Where Has The Sun Gone?

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel

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Very cool and overcast this morning.Drove down to Gairlochy and rode along the tow path to where it finishes at Corpach near Fort William. The high light of this canal is the 8? lock stair case called Neptune's Staircase. There were 6 yachts all moving ...

Skye High, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Skye High

A travel blog entry by waanderlust

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It's official... Scotland is the most beautiful place on earth. Never mind that I havent actually seen all of the world. No need now. This morning began with a lovely breakfast of cereal and toast provided by the hostel. Then we all piled into the Haggis ...

The Heart of a Highlander, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

The Heart of a Highlander

A travel blog entry by karatedude99999

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... and I headed into the Highlands for a 12hr tour of Scotland's most dramatic landscapes and the hopes of catching a glimpse of the famous Loch Ness Monster. Our day began bright and early, as we woke up at just after six in the morning in order to take ...

British Isles Adventure, London, Brighton, Edinburgh, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

British Isles Adventure

A travel blog entry by mptomich

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... we were about the same latitude as Oslo, and the major body of water just east of Scotland is the North Sea. That being said, Loch Ness was a disappointment in the sense that we didn't see Nessie, but much like the rest of the country, there was a ...

Loch Ness to Fort William, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Loch Ness to Fort William

A travel blog entry by tofor85

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... the offical "Loch ness Monster Visitors Centre." I quite enjoyed the weird and somewhat unwholesome enthusiasm towards ensuring the whole loch ness monster myth stayed alive and well. All the stupid hype, cant help but have you gawking around looking for ...

Nessie at Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Nessie at Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... museum which was an interesting and entertaining museum about the history, legends, tests, rumours, and truths of Nessie, the infamous Loch Ness Monster.   After learning of all the 'facts’, the science part of me knows there is no monster ...

Nessie Spotting, Foyers, United Kingdom travel blog

Nessie Spotting

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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We saw her!! Or at least, we think we might've thanks to the handy binoculars we found on our hotels patio. It isn't every day that you get to Nessie spot during happy hour or over morning coffee. It was quite the unique experience. ...

Fort William to Fort Augustus, Fort Augustus, United Kingdom travel blog

Fort William to Fort Augustus

A travel blog entry by priceless

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... the hotel and then we wander around the town.   It is a picturesque little town, particularly at the locks to the canal feeding into Loch Ness.     Yes, we have our first view of this famous loch - no monster to be seen. Today 54 kms. ...

Loch Ness, Loch Ness, United Kingdom travel blog

Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by thistlemoon

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A Cruise on Loch Ness, Drumnadrochit, United Kingdom travel blog

A Cruise on Loch Ness

A travel blog entry by allansineurope

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School work morning Jacobite Cruises - Freedom Loch Ness and Urquart Castle Dinner at McGonnagalls ...

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