Forss House Hotel
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Another great day of scenery today through the rugged Scottish Highlands. Also a very interesting day as our lunch stop was at a beautiful small town of Durness where we got a great deal of inside knowledge into everything around as our tour guide used to be the head teacher there and knew just about everyone and everything about the whole area and it's history.
Weather was mostly good again although somewhat ...
I am so excited also because while walking through a Victorian Marketplace in Inverness, I asked about my maternal family name of McCulloch and the information was found with history and family shield.
On the way to Thurso, there were times when almost all the fields around were a bright yellow. I asked a very helpful lady sitting with me about it and found out they are rapeseed oil. It looks very much ...
... out the thing to do would be to start at the disabled parking spot, (I felt that the lack of discarded wheelchairs and crutches at the disabled parking was a Bad Sign; Gray pointed out that it takes a while for clooties to rot away - in fact, probably just about long enough for you to either die or get better anyway) which would have been set up as close as possible to the well, and then move consistently towards areas of greater and greater clootie concentration. When ...
... finding our way back to our car in a couple of hours in potentially pouring rain, so went back to collect it before we could forget our route. We drove the same route and eventually located the cathedral with plenty of parking nearby... but of course none of the restaurants anywhere near were open, were they? So we ended up wending our way all the way back down to the seafront, where we went back to the pub where we had done our earlier bed-finding, and had quite a decent meal in their ...
... Pentland Firth, and I was looking at the north coast of Scotland. Having spent 39 days on the east coast I was soon to turn a corner. I laughed to myself at the thought.
The land around Duncansby Head is well tramped by tourists so it was an easy walk up to the lighthouse at the headland and westwards to John O' Groats.
I'm not sure what I was expecting at John O'Groats. It was the name of a place I'm sure I'd been aware of ...