Duke of Gordon Hotel
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The Roslin Chapel guest house does not serve breakfast until 09:00 on a Sat so we skipped it. Left at about 08:15 and after a fairly leisurely drive were in Pitlochry by 12:20. Stopped for breakfast in Forestmill at a one man show cafe. Everything in the place was homemade except the bread. Coffee was reasonably awful, but the scrambled eggs were OK. Took the ...
... Started engine and noted oil vapour emerging from sump breather tube. Initially seemed to be a lot but after jiggling the tube so it sat better settled down and was no longer visible. Oil pressure 30 psi on idle, 60-70 psi at cruise, Water temperature 90 and electric cooling fan operative. As the engine ran at 90 most of the time and as the oil pressure was good I was puzzled by the excessive vapour experienced ...
... here, the hills and scenery are just spectacular, we even saw more snow today on Scotland's highest peak Ben Nevis. It still has not been bad weather, it was very good again today. After a little car ferry ride we arrived at our hotel for the next two nights, our room looks out over the water, dare I say it 'again' just beautiful! Our time seems to be moving so, so quickly now... Very sad... Hope you are all fit and well at home, lots of love to all ...
... the Falls of Foyer and around.
So that's what we did.
We went to see the falls which were gorgeous! And talked heaps about travel, companions, gear, places we want to go, pretty much everything I talk about usually.
After the walk we sat and had a tea at a little cafe up near the end of the walk and wrote postcards. Sorry everyone at home, this one is going to M&S ...
... for the evening. We were each staying on opposite sides of he next loch, loch oichy and plan to meet up in the morning further on the trail where there is a tea house by the next set of locks. We will each walk about 5 miles on our own before we meet up.
Rick and I had dinner on the boat pub and then walked another mile to our night's lodging. The owners were a hoot so it was a fun time with them and there was a man from london who is in the map selling business so we ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking