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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... minutes away. Once we arrived we had plenty of time to unpack. We both prepared our clothing for the next two days, and I consolidated some items our last night in Scotland. Dinner was at 7:30. We sat with Butch and Linda and discussed the trip, visiting museums, Elvis, etc. I had gnocchi for my entree tonight and chicken liver pate for my appetizer. Then w returned to the room. I went to the lobby to check email and publish the ...
... out not to be breathable and as a result was just as wet as she would have been had she not have been wearing them, better kit is required! We walked away from the Loch up through a small forest and as we came into a clearing saw deer grazing, totally ok with us walking slowly by and taking photos. We also came accross a small old farm building open for people to stay in, fortunately we had a B&B booked for us to enjoy and keep dry ...
... shop which is where I ate. Headed back, got changed and sat in the common room with some of the group members as some of us were going to ceilidh. The ceilidh was a lot of fun. It started around 9, and was absolutely packed. There were apparently two Haggis Tour buses in town as well which were also there. It was aimed at tourists, and was a mix of dancing and performances of a singer (singing traditional Gaelic tunes), a piper and a highland dancer. At 1130 it finished and the ...
We left Nessie's stomping ground on the way to Oban for its sunset and quaint village feel. On the way there, we stopped at various tourist landmarks that every visitor to Scotland must photograph, experience and take that quintessential selfie.
We first stopped to visit good old Hamish, the highland Coo. You may ask yourself, why on earth would this cow be a landmark, and why on earth would bus loads of visitors stop to feed him?
Well, Hamish ...
... into the shop to look at it and I was equally impressed at the price on a cashmere coat which cracked over the 1,000 pounds, though the material did feel very nice. I spotted a pair of wellie socks - I think that would be all I'd need - with them on I'd not need to wear the wellies. For those that don't know wellie is the Scottish word for gum boots.
In a book store while Cecily was poring over a book of pictures of Scottish from ...