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Travel Blogs from Oban
... straddling fast flowing streams, around deep lakes and into misty glens. The highland cattle mostly ignore us but the wooly sheep run away. Stags stand and stare. Here is where British commandos trained at Spean Bridge and where Hess was imprisoned when he flew to Scotland during the Second World War. The easy rhythm and clickety click make me totally relaxed. I can hear Graham Nash's 'Marrakesh Express'. But For Lyn it is more like ' Murder on ...
... the local museum and discovered much about the history of Mull. Governor Lachlan Macquarie, the fifth Governor of the colony of NSW was born and, after achieving much in his life, is buried on Mull with an inscription 'The father of Australia'. There were many photos of the town of Tobermory over the last hundred years and tools and artefacts on display that made it clear that life on the farms, on the fishing boats and in the services during the two ...
... felt somewhat as though I had crashed a closed village
Oban is supposed to have some of Scotland’s best seafood,
but I squandered my opportunity to go out for an evening seafood splurge with
my trip to the village Ceilidh. I did my best to make up for it with some reasonably
priced seafood snacks of fresh crawfish and mussels the next morning from a
stand along the harbor before setting off for a Highland Games.
... informed us there was not a bed to be found in the area and told us we would end up sleeping in the car. Taking up the gauntlet Rhianwyn ran door to door down several streets looking for a bed. The one B&B that had room had an unfriendly guy, who had hiked up the price by £30, had no off road parking, and no breakfast. Carrying on Rhianwyn got back in the car, which John had been skilfully driving through the congested ...
... was commissioned by local architect John McCaig to keep local stonemasons in business.
As we were going to have an early start the next day, we decided to have a quick dinner on the wharf. We came across a great seafood hut that was selling their catch of the day, both fresh and cooked. We had the mussels cooked in garlic, shallots and white wine which was delicious. A great way to end our time in Scotland's seafood ...