Kilcamb Lodge Hotel & Restaurant
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John & Jennifer have been given a large file of instructions and a big list of jobs. So hopefully they will have enough to keep them busy until our return. A big thank you to them for looking after the animals and house in our absence, we hope they enjoy Ashburton & Seil while we are away. But what will we be getting up to in the next 5 weeks? Watch this ...
... Edinburgh (including a stop for dry clothes, tea and scones)
See the route at http://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_3 948278.html
Distance covered 13.0 miles
Distance covered this week 70.8 miles
Distance covered in 2014 388 miles
Distance covered in 77 days 1367 miles
Many thanks to Susan and Pat for their driving and generous hospitality
... via bracken covered crags to over 200 metres. There was no way round this obstacle. The bracken and some thick heather made progress painfully slow, often literally. By September bracken stems have become thick and woody. In my customary shorts my shins were taking a hammering as I forced my way upwards. At the top of Smirisary Hill I was rewarded with great views; west to the Small Isles, and south to the nearby island of Eilean ...
... sea cliffs to white sand beaches.
Mull is steeped in Celtic and Viking folklore and with its spectacular scenery, is also widely recognized as a center for eco-tourism. We saw evidence of this wherever we traveled. I don't recall seeing a single trace of litter anywhere on the island.
On our way to Iona we passed through the Glen More with the high peaks surrounding us, including the highest mountain on Mull, Ben More ...
... large old oak tree on the bank of the stream. I can imagine children playing in it and people gathering there in the times of our forebears.
We drove on past Kilfinichen to Tiroran. Both Alexander and Hector McFadyen lived and worked there. Alexander died there as a young single man in the 1860s and Hector gave Tiroran as his address when he married in the 1870s. It was a large estate and the original buildings are now being used for a very expensive hotel and an ...