Kilcamb Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... we are to stay the night, but first, today's big adventure is the steam train trip to Mallaig on the West coast of Scotland. A text message broke the news that due to the heavy rain yesterday, (it is the wettest summer in over 30 years,) the train to Mallaig is cancelled for track repairs due to flooding! Oh no! But all was not lost. The train was rescheduled to travel to Crainlarich. A longer journey, steaming through the highlands, but we ...
... but the bakery with free wi fi connection beckoned so we settled in for morning tea and to make a plan for the rest of the day. We had originally hoped to drive back across the island, catch the ferry to Iona and visit the Abbey there, but alas the rain came pouring down. Probably just as well because we need a slow, easy day. And, because newspapers don't arrive here until after lunch, they don't bother getting them. Says something about the lifestyle. ...
... and he keeps sheep. He has been here 'all of his days' and doesn't even want to travel. We chit chat for about 20 minutes about how life is here. We then continue on our walk. On the way back we see him and his dog in the field. The dog is very intent on the sheep just waiting to herd them somewhere, anywhere, please let me chase them! It is quite cute...really.
Our first day here we see a small cruise ship and a five masted schooner in the bay over by Tobermory. ...
... days, we can count the number of times we have sat outside with a nice wine in the long evenings on our fingers. Well the fingers on both hands of ONE of us anyway.
The lady across from us was talking to the young girls and saying that you can't plan anything. It's no good saying lets go down to the beach on Sunday, as you can't tell if it will be nice or not. She said the only thing ...
We knew we were in Scotland when Nick found "Oh flower of Scotland" on itunes and played enough versions for the kids to start complaining! We've had a great week and I thought I’d quickly blog about some of the highlights.
We’ve camped in some beautiful spots by lochs and rivers and spent a bit of time tracking down our ancestors which involved quite a few cemeteries – the kids have told us they are over them which is fair enough, ...