Travel Blogs from Tarbert
... BEEN ON. I was priviledged to be part of almost everything they do at Bruichladdich today. I was there for the grind, the wash, samples the wash backs, and watched feints and middle run on the distilling floor. I filled barrels, turned on the mash tonne and got an hour and a half with Jim McEwan talking about the then and now of whisky. It was only to be a few minutes but turned into 90! i wished I had videoed ...
... At the end we went to the waters edge to dip our hands & feet in it, just so we can say we touched the Loch Ness!! We finally set off for our final destination off Loch Lomond to the most beautiful B&B we've ever been. Formerly a vicarage to the old church, it was a magnificent Victorian Building with sweeping views of the hills & grounds of he old church. There we met the loveliest couple we gelled with and exchanged contact numbers whom we'll be keeping in touch ...
... His problem was that his delivery was monotone in the extreme and he rushed. It was supposed to take an hour and we were done in 45. Maybe his wife had texted him to tell him his dinner was ready.
We had a choice of getting the shuttle back to the visitors centre or walking back. We had a good amount of time (it seemed) to get back after visiting the Wee Garden but it didn’t (and did) end up that way.
The Wee Garden ...
... from Arran to his brother Alexander in North Carolina that there were hundreds of families in Arran and the neighboring Argyllshire [the Kintyre peninsula] who wanted him to go with them to North Carolina. Now their descendants, having benefited from the greater opportunities offered in the new world, can return and embrace their ancestral homeland, as others before me have done. It is a deeply moving ...
... kitchen table in New Haven. Subsequent research, however, revealed that he actually came from an estate named Balinakill, a mere five miles from this ferry terminal, which we will visit tomorrow.
Meanwhile, we are staying just down the road, at a delightful B&B named Dunultach. From its breakfast room you can see Dunskeig, a ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking