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I have had discussions with many of you about the next part of the walk. Some of these were prefaced by "what are you going to do when you get to Knoydart?" As I ticked off the iconic areas of Torridon and Applecross I began to wonder, what am I going to do when I get to Knoydart?
Knoydart is traditionally known as naGarbh-Chriochan or "the …
... castle. It is a castle put right next to the Loch Ness lake.
It started out rainy but then was sunny. We watched a film. It was about all the people who owned the castle.
We got into the castle it was sort of spread out.
Riley and I played hide and seek with Mum, Dad and Zara. We easily got spotted.
We did a quiz.
1 question was to count all the steps to the top. I ran up to the ...
... many activities to keep the kids amused, playground, ping pong, giant checkers, indoor swimming pool and sauna and most importantly - SNOW.
The first day here we had to spend the day playing in it. Snow angels, snowball fights, snow
creations and we bought a sled and did some tobogganing.
Never thought we would own a toboggan.
We finished the day with ...
... in snow, netball covered in snow, ping pong.
And the cool thing is that the area we live in use to be a fort and a monastery, and the place we live in is the old armory, pretty cool.
When we got there as soon as we unpacked we ran to the snow and we found a snow man we kicked its head off and broke the body until there was nothing left and we left his remains beside our small unfinished snowman.
Up early after a windy, restless night, we were away early knowing that we had between 24 and 26 miles ahead of us to reach the Youth Hostel in Glen Affric.
Two miles down the glen we met Jane Hornsby and her husband. "So what?" you ask? The significance is that Jane is walking from Lands End to John O'Groats in aid of the Oxford Playhouse. She was being accompanied by her husband through this last wilderness stage from Fort William. We immediately started swapping notes but ...