Travel Blogs from Isle of Jura
... ruins of the croft Garadh an Eorna ..translated as The Garden of Barley ....that belonged to long ago members of Mum's family...the Cooks. She recalled reluctant visits where she was obliged to sit uncomfortably on a sofa with straw sticking out of it while someone whished away the chooks from the room with his hat...
... go Federer...oh bugger !)
We chose to worship at the temple of Lagavulin ...not just because it is so picturesque...but D&S feel they have invested so much in this distillery over the years that they wanted to view the scene of the crime!
... lies Achahoish, a hamlet of maybe a dozen houses centered round a clearly well used public telephone booth - I check my mobile phone, and right enough there is no signal. The road emerges at Loch Caolisport by a beach edged with a flowery meadow. The sun has come out, so I take myself, my picnic, and a rug and settle down to a pleasant hour of contemplation among the bees and the swallows.
Later on, further southwest, the islands of ...
... being stalked by a seal, we intervened but all we did was separate the ducks from the ducklings so we headed off again. At least the seal disappeared. We then found heaps of seals in a little cove and stopped trolling to get photos of the seals. They were a bit timid and wouldn't come too near the boat. Then a leisurely ride along the shore back to the marina. Dinner again was local seafood, mussels and local cheese from the cheese factory in ...
... distinctly Scottish highland cattle (commonly called beasties). Somehow we missed the memorial but we found his grave further up the road. It is located in a very old church yard beside a beautiful stream coming down the mountain in waterfalls. At the top of Loch Lubnaig we crossed over to the top of Loch Lomond and followed it most of the way down its western shores. This was another oops ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed