Barcaldine House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... a few minutes. We were ready when we saw the smoke, and then the train. Copious pictures were taken by all. We were just outside the village of for our lunch stop. We stopped for 45 minutes. I bought a sandwich and chips and we sat outside with the girls. One of them tried to feed the birds that were nearby. After lunch, I walked down the road to take a picture of the bridge over which the Hogwarts Express passes. We then ...
A short day today, just 6.5 miles plus a mile detour to the accommodation, but what a day. It started raining in the night and didn't stop, it just got worse. So as we walked the most exposed path of the journey so far we tried to step on exposed stones as we crossed the burns, soon it was impossible though, as the burns got wider, fast flowing and deeper. We were sure ...
... it right on the first try.
We made it to the station and filled up even through the tank was down less that one fourth of the way. Again, we were able to fill the tank without prepaying and without using a credit card in the pump. When Philip went in to pay after pumping the gas, the clerk also sold him a voucher to use at the air compressor so we didn't need coins to make it work. We used the pressure gauge that was on the air hose ...
... What a delight it was as we followed the Orchy River for about 10 miles. Saw a few rapids plus a lot of very calm and inviting stretches of the river. After that we followed the route we took when we towed the van, but we were able to stop in a few places to admire the stunning scenery.
Scotland is really all about the scenery. There are not many roads so you have to do circular trips from ...
It's a belter of a morning - warm, sunny and stunningly clear. And at 7.30am, a sea eagle flies calmly past our chalet. I've never seen one before and certainly didn't expect to get as good a sighting as this as I was munching my breakfast.
There's a variety of different plans for today. Steve, Graham, Gwen, Jane and I are going to start walking up Ben Sgulaird on the Appin coast to the south of Onich, although not all of us are confident of getting to the top. ...