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We had only one thing on the agenda for today--riding the Jacobite train from Fort William to Mallaig. Since Philip has to concentrate on driving and won't have much chance to see the scenery, we planned the train ride to give him a chance to relax, too. This seemed to be the best spot in our itinerary for a train ride, and it turned out to be a beautiful ride. We drove from the hotel and parked in the lot adjacent to the train station. This was ...
... were in cold wind and cloud. However as we descended to the Window things started to clear, and we had good views from the high summit plateau and all around us from the summit of Creag Meagaidh. We descended back to the Window, and down the steep snow slope to the lake. (was it an arctic char we saw rising?) The descent down the valley was excellent and we got back to the car after 8+1/2 lovely ...
... were hit by rain and black
cloud which was heading our way. We were
soon engulfed in a massive downpour, for ¾ hour, bordering on hail. We simply had to put our heads down and squelch up
the 'track', which was pouring with water.
However as we reached the ridge, the rain stopped, and the clouds
cleared to give views along to the summit.
There was some fine ...
... three times saw me, and due to the lack of backpack they asked if I had found somewhere to stay.
And then I went to order my dinner. But of course my card was up the hill (which I was too lazy to walk up) and I had a total of 0.43p in my pocket.
What a wise move leaving my wallet behind was.
The eldest of the guys (I suspect in his 60's) handed me a menu and said 'pick'. I was ...
... the Loch for no charge. We had mini pies (similar to pot pies, but better) and fish & chips along with Crabbies Ginger Beer. Still no idea of what a Manhattan is here so I ended up with the Ben Nevis distillery scotch whisky, which was also very good.
Of note: Ben Nevis is not a person, rather "Ben" is gaelic for mountain. Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. Another day is in the ...