Travel Blogs from Kinlochbervie
... fellow with graveyard teeth and an accent you could slice bread with, but charming and chatty.
We dashed almost straight out to the famous Smoo Cave, Durness' main attraction. It is a limestone area so perhaps we were expecting something like the gorgeous caves on the Limestone Coast in South Australia, which it definitely isn't, but it's big and impressive, and has a waterfall crashing down, and one can walk along the cliffs above it and admire the rock ...
... depressed, on with the blog. Last night we were treated to the most amazing stars. We stood outside for a while, before retiring to our wonderful bed to watch them through the giant windows, and I'm sure I counted at least two shooting stars. This morning, Alex was up and out before dawn to take some photos, whilst I simply snoozed a bit more and watched sunrise from, yep you've guessed it, bed.
After breakfast, ...
... part of the inspiration for me to undertake my walk. A few years ago Andrew had travelled to Spain, walked the Camino to Santiago de Compostela. and then followed Laurie Lee's route from Vigo south across Spain.(though not all on foot)
After breakfast Margot returned me to Culkein and I headed north along the cliff top to the Point of Stoer. A couple of early bird Italians had beaten me to it. After an early ...
... welcome to their new and purpose built croft. The lovely food including home-grown vegetables and home-baked bread were served in the dining room with a great view of the Coigach peninsula further south. It was good to meet Andrew Stewart our fellow guest who had travelled from Melbourne to reacquaint himself with his Scottish roots.
Distance covered 21.6 miles
See the route at http://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_3 623550.html
... consisted of deep yellow seaweed covering slippery rocks. When I was able to move on to a more even surface I emerged in the grounds of the Eddrachilles Hotel which led me back to the road. Further on a second road led down to the Loch a' Mhuilinn National Nature Reserve which contains Great Britain's northernmost native oak woodland. A tarmac track ran off the road through woodland. It seemed an unusual surface and as I walked along I noticed a ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed