Travel Blogs from Kinlochbervie
... a rather unromantic name, pronounced Stack Polly, for a brilliant mountain), Suilven (pronounced Soolven).
The assent of Suilven requires some 'exposed scrambling' apparently.....you'd never guess looking at this, would you ?
These mountains are mainly made of Lewisian gneiss. Thought I'd just throw that in.
... There is a French family here.. Mum , Dad, Anna aged 3 tomorrow and Yuri, aged 1!!! They were just passing as it started to rain again... asked Mike where was the nearest campsite. He pointed to his lawn. It's that type of place. When Rob and I started planning this we talked excitedly about the great sights we would see. Five days in. We are tired. Our feet hurt constantly. We have seen some marvellous scenery but already it is the people we are meeting that is making it ...
... some full of water, some dry and the worst, some looking dry but in fact bog! So we zig zagged, meandered and stumbled our way until we got to the trig point at the summit...3 and half hours to cover 7 miles! The view was fantastic and the wildlife interesting. We walked up countless deer, two Grouse families, Golden Plover, Greenshank, Dunlin as well as disturbing two adders. Walking down was easy and five miles later we were in Kinbrace....a place that didn't ...
... unashamed many metres from first point of impact. Has the big beak evolved to ensure first impact on the first tumble is a clean entry, I wonder? Anyway, on a scale of ten, the degree of difficulty is clearly a 10, the skill of execution a 0, but the level of spectator enjoyment a 10 raised to the power 10.
Our first night on the mainland was also awe-inspiring; however, the cause was quite different.
On the way north from the ferry terminal at Ullapool, we stopped ...
Biggest couple of driving days we did in the whole trip and most of it was on single lane roads. They have passing bays every few hundred metres, but heaps of blind corners and blind hilltops. Very few fences so the sheep and lambs were all over the road, which made for even more interesting driving. Then to make it even trickier, the scenery was absolutely amazing ... the term might be ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed