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- Non-smoking rooms
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... Yum. Best part, we got to keep our tasting glass as a souvenir! After all of our excursions we just went to 2 local bars for some drinks and food. The first, Tartan's Tavern, was really cool. We talked to the bartender for a while. Then we went down the street for some food. We have a long day tomorrow. Driving 3 hours to the Isle of Skye, in apparently crazy roads and weather. Then we are driving all around Skye for all of the scenes out there! I'm so excited I hope the weather ...
... before starting the
ascent up the Devil’s Staircase to the highest point on the entire West
Highland Way route at around 1,500 feet. A name like Devil’s Staircase makes it
sound like something that deserves to be feared, but the trail up in zigzags is
really quite easy.
From there it was down through open moorland with some
dramatic scenery in the drizzle all the way to the town ...
... Campbell was murdered by his sworn enemy, Stewart of Appin. Appin beat a hasty retreat and stopped for the night at Barcaldine castle. The laird of Barcaldine, Sir Duncan Campbell, happened to be the brother of the slain man. But Duncan didn't know Appin had just killed his brother, and so he put the guy up for the night in accordance with the Highlands tradition of hospitality. The ghost of Sir Donald didn't like this at all, and ever ...
... he said had tumbled down overnight....the first time he had seen that happen in 15 years....! Arghhhhh! Hard hats needed in future?
what a magical place....we visited on a completely calm day which meant we could land...on the down side that meant we didn't see the waves roaring into the Cave ....which us what inspired the composer. ...
... up the hill for a good viewpoint to watch the train. After a bit of a wait, a plume of white smoke and a familiar chug chug could be heard has the train came into view. For any Potter fan this is an exciting sight, and it certainly was not lost on me! Cory was maybe a little less excited but a happy wife always makes traveling easier! We then continued on our way up the coast to the Isle of Skye - a place that certainly deserves its own blog entry!