Tigh Na Cheo Guest House
Travel Blogs from Kinlochleven
... to cycle through two rounds of each of us taking photos. The space was small and it was a bit of a dance to get in, shoot a couple of photos, and move away so someone else could do the same. It worked fairly well, and one of my photos is pretty good. It would have been better a few seconds earlier, but still not too bad.
When we got back to Fort William, we knew that we would need to check the car tires since the light was still on ...
... I loved the dormers and the old character of the place, and it was good to see it was really clean and in good shape.
The manager talked us out of taking our car out and said we could walk to nearby Arthur's Seat, a high (800') old volcano that is a popular viewpoint. Found out the walk was a little longer than he implied, but we got there and decided to just follow the path partly up Salisbury Crags (could be Arthur's Footstool, but still 450' ...
... right at a little cairn, following a stream through the trees, coming out onto open moorland at Na Chapanan. It seemed quite easy going to reach Carn Liath and the views over to Creag Meagaidh were lovely, with cloud looking to lift off the summit, so we pressed on for the next summit.
We walked along the gently undulating tops to the second peak of Stob Poite Coire Ardair, by which ...
Monday 26th May; Beinn Teallach 915m and Beinn
a Chaorainn 1049m
Today we walked with Roland, doing 2 Munros about an hour
away near Roughburn (Roybridge area). We
took the track through the forest and out onto the hill, tackling Beinn
Teallach first. It was quite a slog over
rough heather, until the final slope, which was a little rockier. We saw ...
... fit in the final day of the walk down Glen Nevis to Fort William. Having walked 130km through some beautiful places I feel entirely satisfied with my slow meander through the west highlands - and I also feel immensely grateful for the vast truly empty spaces which are my homeland(s).
Farewell to the Highlands, farewell to the North,
The birth-place of Valour, the country of Worth;
Wherever I wander, wherever I rove,
The hills of the Highlands for ever I ...