Holiday Inn Express Perth
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Woke up to a home cooked breakfast - traditional fry-up for Ashley, haggis and scrambled eggs for Travis. Also got to try their delicious homemade plum jelly and apple/blackberry jam. After screenshotting all the necessary directions for the day, we hit the road.
First stop was Inverness, which took us back along the Loch Ness. We stopped at the Urquhart castle but didn't feel like paying the £7.50 entry fee as it was sprinkling and the castle was blown up during ...
... route I take the M8 towards Glasgow and use the motorway all the way to Queensferry. It’s a slightly longer route but much less traffic!!
Finally home after about 1400 miles aboard the Tenere. As you may have read in my first day of this trip I was wishing I had taken my wonderful Honda Transalp but now 7 days on I’m quite glad I took the Tenere. It gave me a taste o what the bike is like on the long road and certainly for the off-road ...
... no random lochs here) and the trees are sparse. The colours begin to remind me of Calgary and the badlands of Alberta - lots of shrubs, grass and brown, brown, brown.
I fall in and out of catnaps as the afternoon lengthens - and we draw close to Shotts once more.
(NOTE: Pictures to come)
... into a world of lichen, bracken (giant ferns), oak trees and myriads of other species of green living things. I have hiked many a trail in the Rockies & in Vancouver area and yet here the vegetation is so much more lush and the colours more vivid and the trees far larger and older than ours. It was a sunny warm day, yet it was quite dark in some places. The trail came to a fork but there I found a map that showed the trails and the Castle. The path ...
... many of the other places we stayed in, and by this stage in the afternoon majority of the stores had closed and it was absolutely freezing. We made our way back to the army barracks and called into a Chinese / Fish and chip shop, but from what we had experienced in New Zealand, Fish and Chip shops which double as a Chinese take away made the best Fish and Chips, and it was no different here as these were the best we have had in the UK, oh and Az had some deep fried Mars bars.