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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... but breathtaking. The road we were on was an A road according to the map but was in actual fact a single track road. Traffic was so thin that over the stretch of 40 miles we probably only saw 30 cars.
The weather was warm but there was a haze across the landscape which meant the mountains were more like silhouettes on the horizon. It was wonderfully peaceful as we travelled past forests and lakes, praying our bikes wouldn't breakdown as it would have been ...
... most old fashioned pub imaginable, called the Crask Inn which is like the only pub, only house, around for many many miles and it is on every end to enders 'must do list'. We started chatting. as you do, to two great guys just starting their JoGLE adventure exactly one year on from a terrible accident one of them had had. Great to met and chat to you guys really good luck on the remainder of your journey and so good you are doing it Oliver bet you didn't think a year ...
... across to help her and after removing the washing from the dryer and putting it in the washing machine she found the powder draw for herself. I then read all the bits on the dial and set it for a cotton wash at 40 degrees C with a 1200 RPM spin.
After an hour Jean went to check and the machine was still going, after 90 minutes a local man and the cleaning lady tried to figure out why the washing was taking so long ...
... time I was on virgin moorland. Eventually I reached the entrance to the estuary of the River Hope, descending steeply through woodland. By now it was past 1900 and I think David had become a bit anxious about my whereabouts. At just under 23 miles it was not my longest walk but probably the most tiring so far.
We were to spend the next two nights in Durness half an hour distant, so we headed there straight away, conscious that places to eat may stop taking orders ...
... by the sheep. Efficient little lawn mowers.
With often only ourselves on the road and whether quietly following a loch a bubbling stream or dwarfed by the towering hills, we are immersed in the landscape. Oh my goodness!! Remote far north of Scotland is awe inspiring.
Despite the hills, we make good time and arrive at Tongue around 2:00pm. After booking in, our host suggests a ...