The Argyll Inn
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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. ...
... at a town called Stirling. The mountains were beautiful with the fall colours, and some sun peaked through to make it really interesting. We had lunch in Inveraray, a lovely small town on the edge of a loch. Arrived in Oban at 5, got checked into our guest house rooms and went for dinner at an excellent seafood restaurant right on the pier, I had smoked haddock chowder and mussels in a most delicious sauce. Our tour group is more varied than I expected, a ...
Monday 11th November
We had a long day's drive ahead with a stop at Hadrian's Wall along the way. First we cleaned and packed and left by 9:30. The countryside was a lot sparser now. A few farmhouses but mostly fields and sheep. As we neared Hadrian’s Wall the landscape was becoming more rugged. It was a cold and rainy day so the grey skies made the outlook quite dramatic.
There are many spots to see Hadrian’s Wall as it is quite a long wall. We ...
... largest strongholds of medieval Scotland, and remains an impressive structure, splendidly situated on a headland overlooking Loch Ness. It is also near this castle that the majority of Nessie (Loch Ness Monster) sightings occur. - Wikipedia In 1692 the castle was destroyed to ensure the Jacobites don't get their hands on it. Hence, the castle we got to see today was only the ruins. These forts have indeed the most magnificent views. Of course we stood there for ages looking ...
Almost no family today, although the Munros would have known this area. I also noticed yesterday that there is a Lake Glashan not far from Lochgilphead. Mary Munro’s mother was Sarah Maglashan and also came from around here. At the beginning I have put the photo of Keillsbeg taken when it was getting dark. Now I know that is where Archibald Fletcher, and his wife, Mary, plus son, Archibald, were living just before he died in 1891. It is quite ...