Airds Hotel & Restaurant
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Drove across bridge from Loch Leven to a Scottish Episcopal Church & cemetery. Returned back over the bridge & continued north. Very foggy before Spean Bridge. Lots of ferns, blackberries, motorcyclists, cyclists & roadworks. Just outside of Spean Bridge we stopped at the Commando Memorial. Continued to Fort Augustus where there were way too many tourists. A couple walking up the Loch with their boat. Quite warm. 20p to have a pee! Shirl was ...
... Loch Lomond, it's easy to imagine how it would call someone home, what a beautiful place! Next we passed through the dramatic "Rest & Be Thankful" glen, the scenery changes in no time! We spent a couple of hours at Inverary Castle, ancestral home to the Duke of Argyll and, more recently, Downton Abbey's spectacular Scottish setting. Next, on to Scotland's longest lake, Loch Awe. We were able to stop ...
... at night. No street lights, no house lights, just the blinking of the lighthouses on the surrounding islands. Kilchoan is a little village of about 50 people and 500 sheep. They have a nice little harbour and a ferry that goes across to the Isle of Mull. They have a little grocery store and post office, hotel, and community center. The doctor comes in twice a week and there is no pharmacy. It is mostly people who have bought homes to retire in and rent them out during the ...
... John Matheson who joined me to walk on Day 31 had kindly arranged for me to stay with a cousin of his, Mamie Macbeth, who lived on a croft in Gleann Beag. I had arranged to phone when I reached Glenelg because she had offered to come down the glen to collect me. Upon reaching Glenelg I discovered unsurprisingly that there was no mobile reception. I walked on as far as Eilanreach at the mouth of the glen hoping to find a house with a landline. The ...
... on the Abbey church was completed in 1910.
#5: St. Martin's Cross - One of a group of huge crosses erected in the late 8th century.
#6: St. John's Cross - A modern replica of another cross.
#7: St. John's Cross - A reconstruction of the original cross displayed in the museum.
#9: The Abbey Cloister
#10: St. Oran's Chapel - Built in the 1100s, it is the oldest intact structure on Iona.
#11: Iona Village ...