Heather Glen Guest House
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... an ancient Pictish fort. The small museum took only a few moments to see, though it included a detailed diorama of what the fort must have looked like in 500 B.C. One of the surprising things about this area was how agricultural it is just a few miles inland, with open fields of wheat and barley and herds of cows. It's also more populated than we expected, with small prosperous towns and housing developments along our route. The RAF and ...
... past a few Distilleries before heading to Glenfiddich for a 1 hour tour and tasting. An interesting process (& they allowed photos everywhere but in the warehouses due to the alcohol levels & fire risks!). Looking forward to comparing to Bushmills &/or Jamieson's when we get to Ireland.
... getting smacked by branches or rock walls). A bit over a 2 hour ride and we arrive in Malaig, a pretty coastal village from which ferries run to Skye. The train only stays there for a bit over 1 1/2 hours and we went for a one hour circular walk in the surrounding hills, ...
... the indigenous love of spirits is the food
it generates. It's all a bit of a Foodies paradise. Some great food brands had
their genesis in these parts. Baxters Foods, Walkers Shortbread, Glenfiddich
whisky and the list goes on. It is truly Scotland's larder. Oh and yes, whisky
is a food for those who might have been confused most all of them were or still
are, family businesses being run by the 3rd, 4th or even 5th generations.
Baxters is a case in ...
... to the Orkney Islands. The ferry from Gills Bay to St. Margarets Hope takes an hour and the ferry is relatively small. It was a calm day, but initially I did feel a bit shakey as I tried to walk around. A short nap helped to pass the time quickly.
We arrived in St Margaret’s Hope and quickly found a “county show” type gathering. We walked around for a bit and enjoyed the sites.