Kilcamb Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
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... today instead of tomorrow, giving us more time for Iona tomorrow. This village is very picturesque with colorful old three story houses along the waterfront. Reminds me of Bergen in Norway. I had some ice cream, Jean bought chocolate and some soap. There was a Himalayan craft exhibition that Jean visited. She said that she had seen most of it in Tibet. Back on the bus for the last leg of today's travel, our hotel which was ...
... shop which is where I ate. Headed back, got changed and sat in the common room with some of the group members as some of us were going to ceilidh. The ceilidh was a lot of fun. It started around 9, and was absolutely packed. There were apparently two Haggis Tour buses in town as well which were also there. It was aimed at tourists, and was a mix of dancing and performances of a singer (singing traditional Gaelic tunes), a piper and a highland dancer. At 1130 it finished and the ...
... we had to buy a ticket from a machine to leave on the dashboard while we were away. There are many different ways to pay for parking, and we have seen several already on this trip.
There are three or four trains that ply this route, and one of them was used in the Harry Potter films as Hogwarts Express. Although neither of us are big Harry Potter fans, we became fans for the day. It was fun. We had a table for two in the first ...
... drive on the mainland from Lochaline to Mallaig was truly beautiful. But we still had one adventure in store: the wind was picking up, and an e-mail from our next hosts informed us that there was a good chance that the later ferry that we had planned to take might be cancelled. So we hurried along and just made an earlier one, which got us over the sea to Skye.
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, ...
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