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... of the morning. Realising our mistake we headed back to Ullapool, back passed our B&B and on the correct route North. We reached the town of Elphin to find there was a farmers and craft market on. We called in to check it out. No farmers about, but a few alternate folk selling hand crafted jewellery, tie died and spot died silk tops and ties, hats woven from hand spun and hand dyed wool, from their own sheep! Pork pate, air cured sausages, second hand ...
... most highlands, big mountains and pretty much treeless. We had to constantly pull into passing lanes as most of the roads are one lane here. Despite the constant stopping and slowing down for sheep, cows and lambs on the road (aswell as photos), it was amazing. Then we rocked up to a beach that paralleled an Australian beach, offshore conditions and bright blue water. Followed by jen overdosing on chocolate at this amazing place called cocoa ...
... Orkney Islands, a naval harbour in WW 2. Drove across the northern coast of Scotland westwards, with scenery becoming more rugged and mountainous. Cannot believe our luck with sunny, dry and slightly windy weather after numerous predictions of rain. Drove round the edge of Loch Eriboll, one of the deepest lochs in Scotland at 60 metres depth. On to Smoo Cave. A huge sea cave that you can enter from ...
... but breathtaking. The road we were on was an A road according to the map but was in actual fact a single track road. Traffic was so thin that over the stretch of 40 miles we probably only saw 30 cars.
The weather was warm but there was a haze across the landscape which meant the mountains were more like silhouettes on the horizon. It was wonderfully peaceful as we travelled past forests and lakes, praying our bikes wouldn't breakdown as it would have been ...
... I believe a survey found that the people who believed that wind farms were making them sick were all neighbours of the farms on which the turbines were actually situated; the owners of the farms, who were being paid some small stipend by the power companies, miraculously didn't experience any trouble at all!!
Next we went to look at the outside of Dounreay Nuclear Power Station; naturally we couldn't get very close but still, there was a large ...