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... over where we were to catch the cruise from, but we got there eventually. there was also some confusion over the provision of lunch as the promised cafe was closed and the cruise only offered chips and snacks.
Still, coffee and haggis flavoured chips for lunch is not bad. Followed by a block of scottish tablet.
Needless to say, we didn't see Nessie anywhere. It was surprisingly cold and windy out on the loch but a nice boat trip out to Urquart castle and ...
... cold depths of lake Loch Ness. The temperature would have been about 50, so I've beaten my previous coldest by 4, which happened way back in the day with my Pappy and my Uncle's pool. It was quite "refreshing" and I hung around in the water for awhile, why not right?
Tonight was a simple night of card games and chatting. Much needed chill time. Off to Isle of Skye tomorrow. It will be raining but so looking forward to ...
... another salmon (and trout) ladder. This one has been built so that the fish can swim (rather than jump) up through a series of 34 pools that cover 310 metres. The ladder must be quite successful, as each year it is used by about 5,400 fish, which are recorded by an electronic counter. We didn't stay there long as the midges were biting, so we carried on to tonight's Britstop: a farm shop in the Angus ...
The rash on Charlie's arms has thankfully started to abate, but now it's his legs that are the problem. So another uncomfortable night (for both of us!) but his stomach seems to be getting a bit better thank goodness!
This morning we visited the Culloden battlefield, the site of the last pitched battle on British soil, and one of the most defining moments in Scottish history. ...
We left the Macallan Distillery by early afternoon and headed back through Cairngorms National Park toward Fort William. We stopped in Aviemore, one of the towns along the way which were few and far between, and found a cool pub called McKenzie's. What luck! The special of the day was haggis... and what do we eat aside from haggis? More haggis! The food was very good, and we enjoyed it that much more with the mountain backdrop.
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