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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 …
... Lunch in Fort Agusta, on the south end of Loch Ness. The sun was bright and pleasant and we enjoyed walking around the very cute village. A few stops for pictures and a visit to the famous Commando Memorial near the base of Ben Nevis, UK's tallest mountain, clear today but which was shrouded in mist on Wednesday. There were a few clouds at the peak, but still a lovely sight. And now, the drive back to ...
... A few more stops for quick pictures, and for lunch in Fort William. Derry and I drove through there in 1972 or 1973, but nothing rang any bells at all for me. Nice lunch and the rain slowed to a drizzle so we strolled around the town a bit. One interesting thing Ross explained. The mountains over 3000 feet are called Monroes. During the 1930s, if I remember correctly, a fellow named Monroe climbed all the ...
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 ...
Travel west and over a bridge to the Island of Skye. We had M/Tea at a lovely little cafe where we had fresh scones cooked for us. I spoke with two little girls who were visiting their Grandma and Auntie for the school holidays. They hailed from Manchester. Back on the bus for a lunch stop at Ullapool where we had fish & chips in the pub. Back on the bus through the ...