Oban Youth Hostel
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We booked a "Family Room" at the hostel and they gave us "The Flat": a 2 floors flat wit 2 bedrooms (2 bunks in any room), bath with shower, huge living room with table and sofas, complete kitchen for us only.
Excellent stay for us
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Once again my timetable was dictated by buses. The first one left Oban at 0840. I stepped out of the hostel earlier to take one or two photos. It was dry but humid and breezy. A few minutes later when I set off to get the bus it had begun to drizzle. By the time I reached Barcaldine it a thick drizzle was falling blown along by a …
Yesterday was a day of ferries and islands. The weather was sunny, with clouds to add interest to every picture, and warm, about 14. The wind picked up in the afternoon and was invigorating. When we were getting on the small ferry from Iona back to Mull, the combination of rising tide and strong wind meant we had to hop onto the ferry ramp between wave swells, as we would have had very wet feet otherwise. ...
... A few more drinks and its off to walk the city heading to Soho. We never make it but find our selves n Carnaby Street and katie gives us a guided tour. How she knows all this stuff astounds us but its in her nature to explore and discover...wonder where that came from?? We find Kingly court an upmarket food place and settle on Chinese in an incredibly busy and buzzy court. Great fun. then its walk about and we head to Oxford circus intending to get ...
... stunning and varied as we drove through wide and narrow valleys, along lochs and past mountains that still had some snow on them. The roads continued to be one lane at times and I'm not convinced that it is a great idea for tour buses to be travelling those routes- even when there is one lane each way, their width encroaches over the lane of the oncoming traffic! I saw a number of signs encouraging good manners on the roads, including suggestions to ...
... stayed, with number one being the one where I had the corner attic room with a shower has the flow equivalent to a kinked hose.
The shower here was good though, versus many others. So I was thankful for that. There was also a really cool cat here that came to say hi to me as I was getting my stuff from my car.
This day was a good day though. My hike to the Lost Valley was successful, and I got to see Glen Etive, all in good weather. I was thankful.