Isles of Glencoe Hotel & Leisure Centre
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... a new experience. Because we are into the winter season, the first ferry to Mull was not until 10 am, we had a leisurely breakfast at the boarding house, starting to chat and get to know the others on the tour. Cheryl and I have made an obvious connection with the German woman travelling on her own, and that is a good thing. We sat and chatted with her on the first 45 minute ferry. Once on Mull, we had ...
... a hotel buoy and went ashore to use the sauna and swimming pool. Very relaxing!
A 6:30 alarm call to catch the 7:30 bus to Fort William, followed by a Weatherspoon's fried breakfast and we were all set for the challenging hike up Ben Nevis at 1,344 meters the highest point in the UK. At this point we got a bus to the wrong visitors' centre and spent ages talking to eastern European bus drivers ...
... then across the way to the well maintained abbey and church... It was freezing on Iona and we sheltered inside the cloister of the abbey to have our picnic lunch and then we made our way back to the ferry. We were hoping to travel up the western side of the Isle to the picturesque town of Tobermory but our journey throughout the magnificent countryside of mountains & lochs was relatively slow again on the single lane roads. There ...
... town and we walk from one end of the town to the other until we find it, very close to where we started our search (Murphy's Law). So here we sit in our very comfy quarters for the night. Watching the sun set in the east over the water sipping a bottle of chilled Oyster Bay, Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, NZ to remind us of home.
Cheers to our friends and family back home. ...
Today was... bleakety-bleak with a bad case of fog...The highlands are so gloomy, in fact, that for a good 3-4 hours I did not see a single sheep. Shocking, all things considered.
2 hours ferry + 10 hours bus = A whole lot of time to think thoughtful thoughts whilst listening to 'kill yourself' music (...there's a good chance I will never listen to Radiohead or Simon & Garfunkel ever again. I have quite reached my limit). So, ...