Travel Blogs from Bettyhill
... a very rare sighting indeed. The walk round the loch was picturesque and the climb out relatively easy with great views behind us, looking to see how far we have come! Once over the pass, it was just another long slog to the Inn. We are learning- you can't hurry walking! This is a great place.... An Inn as I think they must have been years ago before H&S came to rule our lives! The landlord, Mike, let Rob and me use his own bath. The water is peat brown. A glass of ...
... from some fishermen. We were them stopped by the estate manager, thankfully not to kick us off but to offer us the use of a derelict cottage. However it was at least another three miles on, so with his blessing we have found a pitch up above the loch, not o'er flat but it is out of the worst of the wind. Great view too. Quick pasta supper and Rob's already asleep. However, tomorrow hopefully should be a short (16 mile) day to Crask Inn. There awaits a pint with my name on ...
Not sure if we will have 3G where we are camping tonight so here is a short post. Left Tacher Farm late but in good spirits having set the fire alarm off cooking our bacon! Thereafter been a bit of a slog so far over featureless Flow Country. Both plugged in as a result. Will have to start my Spanish lessons this afternoon as we have about six more miles to go to our campsite. If the weather clears...showing no signs... we may push on. No sooner said ...
During the last series of walks you may remember that I had had to hitch lifts on several occasions. I had reached territory where my bus pass would be of little use. Various people had asked how I would proceed further and I said that perhaps Margot would accompany me on a future visit and provide some logistical support. Following a discussion along those lines with some friends, a retired colleague, David ...
... We had a lovely breakfast on cereal, scrambled eggs on toast and Roger had breakfast haggis + black pudding. We have never laughed so much as we did at breakfast, as June who is a Geordie decided to tell us a few tails, she would have made a really good stand-up comic. Remind me to tell you the one about Titanic and the dog or the woman with the large window when I see you.
We set off 9.10 from Wick to J.O.Groats 17 miles, 1.hour ...
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