The Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle
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... and it took us just over four hours.
After checking into our hotel we decided to go to the Culloden Battlefield site - we wanted to visit the site while we were in Inverness and decided to do it sooner rather than later because of the weather prediction of gale force winds expected during the evening and into the next day. The visitor centre at the site gives an excellent overview of the battle from both sides - the English and ...
... views were stunning but I'm not sure that the photos do them justice. We could see the village of Golspie at the base of the hill as well as the village of Dornoch, the one we're staying in, which is about 16km away. Even though it was quite a cloudy day which we thought would be ideal for walking, we were surprised how humid it was.... perfect weather for the infamous midges, which we met head on. ...
... to help me. I tell you here and now, that flicker of a hope has been sliced to shreds, stuffed in a blender, turned into mush and tossed in a gutter.
Not only is no-one inclined to help, they're actually very much enjoying the spectacle from an objective distance and I'm left to hurry past every age of idiot to reach the girl, pick up her bags and get her to follow me. As I hover around her; in absolute terror that any moment will see ...
... friendly, they all seemed very focused and serious, so we left them to it and headed back home for some lunch. We decided to head into the town and check out the local museum. We were hoping to find some information on the early train system, as Lauren's Granny had informed us that her grandfather was in fact the driver. Unfortunately the museum was closed, but we walked along the road to find the old station where the train ran into Dornoch. It's now a derelict building ...
... was set to be 'alright', so we prepared ourselves to get a bit wet, and sure enough at times we cycled through mist (or were they clouds ?), but in fact the weather was glorious, eternal skies stretching out over the sea and occasional mountain. With a long day ahead we scheduled an extra stop, and it was at one of the early ones that we bumped into Leanne Royle. Rosemary was aware that Leanne was on her way to Lands End on her own JoGLE trip and ...