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Amazing hostel located in an old church. The beds were comfortable and the location great.
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... but tragic tale, as the Campbells took advantage of the ancient tradition of highland hospitality to massacre their hosts the MacDonalds as they slept one night. To this day, there is a major hotel in Glencoe that still refuses service and rooms to persons with the surname of Campbell. There is a sign above their front door very clearly saying 'NO HAWKERS OR CAMPBELLS", and they stick to it. Tonight we ...
Called Josh and Mum and Maddy in morning Packed for weekend trip Caught bus to airport and hired car. Drove to Glencoe, took about 3.5 hours, scenery was amazing and it got more and more snowy as we went along until there was snow absolutely everywhere. ...
... The STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING. Our seafood mains were delish but they were nothing compared to the pudding. It was a moist chocolate cake engulfed in toffee and cream sauce. Seriously, the best dessert of the trip by far. On Trip Advisor one commentor stated they wanted to bath in a vat of the toffee and I'm not going to lie after that pudding I want to as well. It was soooooooo gooooood! In a full pudding coma we headed back to the B&B for some ...
... penguins which nest just around the point in Curio Bay. These were seen before dusk coming out of the sea and waddling up the rocks to the nests under the cliffs. This was a popular spot each evening with visitors and the penguins didn't seems to mind so many onlookers. I managed to get some footage of parents feeding their chicks, a very special reward for two hours patience. Thursday we had to get up early for a ferry to Stewart Island from Bluff. The ...
Back out on the deck with my OJ, I asked two ladies if I could join them at their table overlooking Loch Lomond. At the next table over, Familie Köln was settled, Jan tucking down a plate of chips. Unbeknownst to me, inside the restaurant Pat and Mike were having lunch. They had met a nice English couple and when the four of them came out, they introduced the two Brits to me, who promptly joined my table. Pat and Mike, as you might ...