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... touristy look to it but is fortunately to far
north and remote to be completely overrun by visitors the way cute old towns
closer to population centers inevitably are. When in Rome do…….so I had some
take out haddock and chips which I ate at a picnic table along the waterfront
in the bright but cool sunshine. This was one of the top days of my trip in
Scotland in terms of scenery and really feeling like I was out in the
wilderness, something rare in Britain.
... after meeting a couple from Scotland and Canada and talking to them about things, and about what it seems like all people from the uk are obsessed about: the weather. Apparently it has been a rubbish summer (two people had said so far) and we were really lucky with the weather. Earlier that morning I took a nice sunrise of the castle and waited around from 4 till 630 ...
... a mean 20 MPH at best. Once we were forced partly off the road by a car pulling a caravan (camping trailer) at speeds at least twice the safe rate and hogging the whole road. Luckily, my policy of not murdering other drivers was in effect, though I revised it to merely a guideline as we went along. Once a man and woman in a dinky Fiat continued to come steadily at us, though it was evident that A) we had the right of way, B) they were the ones who ...
... 60 miles per hour. It turned out that that local highland games were pretty much the equivalent of a small town in America's summer fair. Only without the rides and livestock. Not quite what we were hoping for and nothing like the huge games that are advertised in Edinburgh every year that seem to involved a lot of jacked shirtless men in kilts doing things like chucking telephone poles. Alas. We took a walk along the beach to make up for it and let me ...
... arch at Culkein and a house at a road end nearby.
A ten minute drive took us on to Clachtoll and the Split Rock Croft B&B. We had found this place fortuitously having only decided the night before to move south from Scourie for our fourth night on the road. But it was perfect. Just the right location for the day passed and the day ahead, right on the coast with great views, and dinner provided. The hosts, Helen and Graham Acreman gave us ...