Tigh Na Cheo Guest House
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... in sea spray. Thankfully it's a hire car, so we didn't need to really worry about the damage salt water can do. When leaving Oban a few days ago, the girl on the reception desk suggested that we give the silver sands of Morar a visit if we were ever in the area. As Morar is just South of Mallaig we decided to give it a go. The sand was incredibly bright and white, the water was sparkling in the sunshine and tropically clear. With the sun ...
Today is our last day in the Scottish highlands, the tour went by so fast! Our first stop was back at the other side of Durem castle to take some beautiful pictures. Next we went on to a war memorial called the three commandos in a town of lochabar. Then it was time for a long drive through the hills, we saw many places that were used for the filming of Harry Potter! Arriving at glenco, under the shadow of the three sisters mountain, we listened to ...
... 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' ...
... style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-family: 'Lucida Grande', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal;">The plan was to do the Craig Meagaidh range as the weather was meant to be slightly better to the north east, and I think t was. There were very few views but the first half of the walk was fairly dry!
... 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 ...
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