Barcaldine House Hotel
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... was thoroughly enchanting, and shared how her chef husband and she came here to run this hotel fourteen years to the day (yesterday) and they love it.
It was late in the afternoon when we arrived so right away we walked down the road to see the Glenfinnan Monument, where Prince Charlie raised his standard in the attempt to win back the Stuart Throne, and then hiked up the ...
... without the hazardous footing of scree on steep slope.
Back at the hotel, we bathed and showered, then had a gin and tonic. Our five-course meal was served at our private table – delicious salad, soup, duck, gazpacho (melon and ginger; ymmm), and then dessert. We had a little leftover wine. Then, we watched a show about two older Scots gentlemen (Still in the Game) or something. Then I journaled and we went to ...
... and stay off the main road. I was soon pretty wet. I passed several cyclists coming in the opposite direction, their faces set in that expression when faced with relentless rain. I'm not sure if they felt more sorry for me and I did for them.
With my head down to minimise the wind blowing at my cagoule hood I missed a turning which would have taken me along a minor road closer to the coast and past a beach ...
... You can't really capture it with a camera, or I couldn't anyway. Next I turned down a side road to Glen Etive, this is where they shot some of the scenery for Skyfall. In some ways this Glen is even more impressive than Glen Coe, it is more narrow in places and the road is a narrow single track so you feel like you are right under the mountains. I had planned on camping out tonight and the weather was looking good. I was hoping to camp at Kilchurn castle which ...
... It was windy, it was rainy, the clouds came up and down, snowy peaks came into view and out. It was grand. Magnificent. Then down and down to Glen Coe village for the night. Sitting in my room looking out at Loch Leven over the road. Perfect - except for the midges. They are biting well. On to Inverness tomorrow. Only 3 days to ...