Travel Blogs from Uig, United Kingdom

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Day 6 travel from Morar to Uig, Isle of Skye, Uig, Isle of Skye, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 6 travel from Morar to Uig, Isle of Skye

A travel blog entry by caper

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... MacKinnion's lived over a large area so it was quite difficult to pin down exactly where they lived but that the area around Uig was a likely location. We then moved on to Uig and our B&B.  After getting settled in and seeing the coluds lift ...

Just me and a tent..., Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Just me and a tent...

A travel blog entry by lisaajane

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This morning begun with Jess waking me up (I had an ‘up’ time in order to be at the ferry on time) with a mug of tea. I love people who give me tea.  I packed my bag and then got the added luxury of having milk with my muesli! How ...

Where the Faeries live..., Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Where the Faeries live...

A travel blog entry by jolawrence1

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Apparently the key is in Scotland not to be fooled by one day of semi-sunshine, as today the mist came down and it rained, rained harder, and then rained a bit more. Undettered we decided to go for a bit of an island tour. Well, if I'm honest we kind of ...

Blue Skyes, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Blue Skyes

A travel blog entry by bluebells

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We reached the hostel at Uig, one of the northernmost towns on the Isle of Skye, last night.  This morning, while re-charging the camera battery, I picked up a couple of books from the hostel's library (pay or exchange).  I got one in English ...

Birthday Boy Finds Happy Place, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Birthday Boy Finds Happy Place

A travel blog entry by basketmakeramy

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... some small village on Skye. This was John's happy place. We showered when we got home and took another stroll up to the Uig Hotel for a light dinner. Margaret recommended the cheese plate. She said she and Sandy like to share it. We got a small salad ...

Castles in the Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Castles in the Skye

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... I'm reading Whisky Galore, which is well suited to my surroundings.  It's very funny but I'm not sure about factual. Uig has a fantastic campground (best we've seen in all of Scotland).  The proprietor of the campground recommended that we walk ...

Neist Point Lighthouse Isle of Skye, Neist Point, United Kingdom travel blog

Neist Point Lighthouse Isle of Skye

A travel blog entry by where2now

Neist Point ...

Days Five and Six, Uig , United Kingdom travel blog

Days Five and Six

A travel blog entry by thevances

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... and the name was changed to Uig; the V changed to a U and as there is no K in Gallic it became G and thus - Uig. (Can't remember if I said but Gaelic is pronounced Gallic in Scotland.)   Skye is amazing, big sky, wild bluffs and headlands, and all ...

Skye and clear sky, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Skye and clear sky

A travel blog entry by 2buckleys

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... open and gentle than on the mainland. The cloud was lifting and we could see across to other islands too.  Eventually, we stopped in Uig to find some lunch. We struck it lucky we got a room B&B for the night. It was only available later so we ...

To Tarbert in the Outer Hebrides, Lochmaddy, United Kingdom travel blog

To Tarbert in the Outer Hebrides

A travel blog entry by thevances

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We landed in Lochmaddy from Uig. Then took a bus to Bernary in order to catch the next ferry to Harris. These are scenes from that leg of the journey. Bleak and wild ...

Glasgow to Isle of Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Glasgow to Isle of Skye

A travel blog entry by corny15

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First stop on the eight hour drive was for bacon sandwiches and coffee at the Smugglers Inn, A very old establishment stuffed! full of birds and mammals. Then a breathtaking drive through the swirling mists of the Highlands, across the bridge to Skye, ...

Isle of Skye... Stunning!, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Isle of Skye... Stunning!

A travel blog entry by paulandashe

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... and kept on our way.  That night we stayed at a very small, remote town at the tip of the Isle of Skye, called Uig. We had a great seafood meal and spent the evening drinking whiskeys and chatting to the locals. Was a great night.  The following ...

Isle of Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Isle of Skye

A travel blog entry by kburlton

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... a few war memorials in every town. The heat wave continued, in fact the temperatures were so high a power pole caught fire and Uig lost power for several hours. There was no internet site there anyway, it was a very small town. At the hostel where we ...

Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Skye

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... pinnacles of rocks with chasms in between. Watched a guy set off on his mountain bike across country!! Then the harbour village of Uig, and on to the Fairy Glen. A scaled down landscape of pinnacles, conical rocks and tree groves. Would be great fun for ...

The road to Skye photos, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

The road to Skye photos

A travel blog entry by heatherandtim

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Isle Of Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Isle Of Skye

A travel blog entry by blairn99

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After a good night sleep in a wonderfully soft single bed at the Uig Hotel I awoke to a splendid day of sunshine, something I haven't seen since I touched down in Scotland a few days ago. I decided that I would take a leisurely drive around the island and ...

We found Madge at Uig, Uig - Scotland , United Kingdom, United Kingdom travel blog

We found Madge at Uig

A travel blog entry by rhondathomas

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After treated line kings by Fiona MacDonald at Seaview guest house we were picked up at 11:20 to organise our car hire at Morar car rentals. Then back to Mailaig for the 12:20 car ferry to Armadale on the Isle of Skye on this very grey and drizzling day. ...

Aird Uig, Aird Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Aird Uig

A travel blog entry by krzysztof

Aird ...

North Cullin Mtns and Highland Cows, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

North Cullin Mtns and Highland Cows

A travel blog entry by yorksea

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Well it's the first day after the election and everyone we've talked to is very pragmatic about the vote result, and everything quickly returning to normal.  Workers are already taking down YES and NO signs this morning.  To get a break from ...

Edinburgh to Uig, Highland, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh to Uig

A travel blog entry by barbararogers1

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... at the Holly Tree Hotel. We have been there several times, and love the view over Loch Linnhe. We didn't stop again until we reached Uig on the Isle of Skye. It was a 7 hour trip today, so we were pretty tired. Sandy and Margaret and Staffa gave us a ...

A Day of Rainbows, Milovaig, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day of Rainbows

A travel blog entry by chris_calcite

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... . Looking left, the faint outline of North Uist in the Outer Hebrides is visible. If you catch it at the right time, you can spot the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry scurrying to and fro from Lochmaddy to Uig, further along the Skye coast. It's ...

Eilean Donan Castle, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Eilean Donan Castle

A travel blog entry by cbieri

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... 30ies and afterwards was used as a summer residence.  After that we drove to the Isle of Skye and a village called Uig. We wanted to take a boat from there and visit the Standing Stones of Callandish. Unfortunately we weren't very good prepared and ...

O'er the . . err . . . bridge to Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

O'er the . . err . . . bridge to Skye

A travel blog entry by jaq-wil

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... accounted for them in the planning having fitted a midge screen to the van and loaded loads of midge repellent.  No bites yet! Uig campsite was chosen for the next couple of nights, being close to the CalMac ferry port.  We had a day ...

North Uist, Lochmaddy, United Kingdom travel blog

North Uist

A travel blog entry by simoncole

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Tuesday 19 ======== Returning to the boat for a lunch of smoked salmon, we departed half two and steamed North for 4 hours. The Northerly wind was brisk but not excessive and (more importantly) the sea state was only moderate. Eventually we found our way ...

Beaches of Uig on the Isle of Lewis, Uig, Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom travel blog

Beaches of Uig on the Isle of Lewis

A travel blog entry by freedomandpeace

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... to be a constant for this trip and this time of year here possibly. I decided to spend the day at an area of Lewis called Uig. There are a handful of beautiful beaches there that I wanted to check out. First I drove to a loch I wanted to see that had ...

Hunting Fairies, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Hunting Fairies

A travel blog entry by hettie.ethel

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... before  it shut for the day and make our way down the hill towards the Church of Scotland building. There are two churches in Uig that we had discovered over the course of the last few days. This one had a 1030 service that we decided we would go ...

Still bloody freezing mate, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Still bloody freezing mate

A travel blog entry by sares12

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... it was.  We stopped a couple of times to view the Atlantic from the Island..the Kilt Rock and then down to Uig, a busy port and fishing town at one stage. We visited Dunevan castle, the oldest inhabited castle in Britain, and place where the ...

Where does Harris end and Lewis start?, Uig Sands, United Kingdom travel blog

Where does Harris end and Lewis start?

A travel blog entry by jaq-wil

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... in better weather through what looked like a lunar landscape - rocky and barren.  We were heading for a campsite at Uig Sands, Ardroil, (yes, another Uig . . . I wonder what it means as there seems to be many Uigs up ...

Verso Skye, Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Verso Skye

A travel blog entry by balestro

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... and Chips sulle panche, con la loro bevanda locale Irn Bru, che è una specie di orribile Red Bull arancione dolciastra. L'ostello a UIG è più nello stile del classico ostello, con i bagni in comune e la grande cucina che tutti usano. però è pulito e ...

Butt of Lewis, Aird Uig, United Kingdom travel blog

Butt of Lewis

A travel blog entry by krzysztof

Butt of ...

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