Bay Highland Hotel
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... over where we were to catch the cruise from, but we got there eventually. there was also some confusion over the provision of lunch as the promised cafe was closed and the cruise only offered chips and snacks.
Still, coffee and haggis flavoured chips for lunch is not bad. Followed by a block of scottish tablet.
Needless to say, we didn't see Nessie anywhere. It was surprisingly cold and windy out on the loch but a nice boat trip out to Urquart castle and ...
... a little rain never hurt anyone (or my camera too much). The fog and must against the mountains were pretty cool as was the castle ruins that we got to see. Sadly, no Nessie spottings today, my eye or sonar.
Then, after a quick stop at the hotel to change we were on our way to swim with Nessie. It did not appear, but we still jumped in anyway! There were 23 of us crazy people in total, jumping off the dock ...
Left Inverness and headed along the famous Loch Ness (no monsters to be seen today!) Long day in the car today from 9am until we arrived in Dunoon at 5pm with a few stops along the way.
Travelled through many of the places Dad used to speak about today, Fort William, Strachur, Inverarry, Bute and into Dunon to stay with cousin David and his wife Elaine. Cousin Janice here also so great to catch up. Few drinks to be had tonight and a home cooked ...
... br> Saw other distilleries along the way such as Grants and Ben Riach, and even saw where the famous Walker Shortbread is made.
Next stop Inverness and place of interest there was the Inverness Castle which is being used currently by the Dept of Courts but unable to go in.
Staying the night in a place called Carrbridge and a beautiful old lodge built in 1905 called Dalrachney www.dalrcahney.co.uk.
Been a great ...
... about them, they're just plain delicious!
We met up with the laddies at the golf course, and after a quick drink we headed back to The Old Smiddy.
Since we arrived, Greg and I had told Chris and Hazell how keen we were to get some serious walking in, and behind their house looms the impressive Cat's Back, not really a mountain, but definitely a big hill.. or, one might say, a High Land... :) As we have to leave tomorrow, we decided to take ...
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nyce warm kum 4 tubble stay..
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