Travel Blogs from Arisaig
... the 38 year-old ************g-distance walker had taken six days to cover just a bit more that I was planning for five.
However that's just to set the scene; I had a couple of easy days to cover before the challenging part.
I had originally planned to travel back to Kyle of Lochalsh by bus. This would have meant leaving Edinburgh at 5 am. As it happened Finlay Macleod, a friend and neighbour with close Skye connections was driving up ...
... were forecast. When a trampers asked about the risk a park ranger suggested that he walk with taller people to avoid getting struck. Breakfast was taken at a great cafe in Glencoe Village where they were playing Dougie McPean music. The road through Glen Coe itself was spectacular. This was another memorable journey. We had lunch at ...
... at a cafe in Broadford and drove the capital Portree. The coloured buildings on the shore front were quite spectacular. We drove down a rural road to Tullin where Phillip and Ruarhaid wear renovating an outdoor education centre with a view of the ...
... a camera and put it to your eye, but not actually take a single shot)
Mairy the Lost Cow (ok, we don't actually know her name, but Mairy the Dairy cow had a good ring to it)
A few more sheep
Mimmihops (that's bunnies to you and I, or Old Bunny if you know what I mean)
and a Toad (yes, the head of Toad Hall put in an appearance and we did indeed wait for him to cross the road)
There may have been another sheep or two, ...
... and we are making a difference. As the season draws closer we are getting into our stride. Dinners at night are currently running around the 60 – 80, but last Saturday it was 120. This weekend is the local A&P show. Quite a big event.
Josh and Sophie’s baby has arrived. Chloe May arrived last Saturday morning. Overdue by more than a week or so, but having arrived at Fort William by ambulance, popped out 16 minutes later. Hopefully this will ...