The Moorings Hotel
Travel Blogs from Fort William
... journey to the coast. A pub lunch in Mallaig was followed by a walk around the township and around the bay. The islands, including Skye, are easily viewed from the port area and we walked out on the pier to watch the ferry arrive and later depart from Skye. By the time we headed back to Fort William late afternoon on the train, the mist was descending into the valleys and making everything look ...
The clouds have lifted and although it is still overcast the rain has passed for the moment. It is pretty cold so we have finally unpacked the thermals, gloves and hats. The Isle of Skye is a 2 and half hour journey from Fort William through the mountain ranges. We passed by absolutely beautiful countryside which in winter would be snow covered. The numerous lochs, streams and waterfalls were present at every turn of the road as we twisted our way towards the coast. The ...
... for the Isle of Mull, where we hopped on a bus to traverse north to south (1 hr) , onto another smaller ferry and 10 mins later on the Isle of Iona. Two hrs later, reversed. Weather fine, but cool. Returned to Oban, enjoyed a meal at "Coast" - nice restaurant and then walked off what we'd eaten. Oban is very similar to Akaroa / Stewart Island (Sth Is, ...
... also the waterproof pants and bring out the umbrella before leaving the car. I am glad we don't know anyone here! Mind you the rain is also not keeping other tourists away either. We had the choice of an audio guide or a person guide. We choose the Scotsman. He was unbelievably knowledgeable not only about the castle but the whole history of Scotland. His passion and story telling ability kept us listening intently but there are ...
... of Orange,
and many who openly swore their allegiance to the deposed
Stuart King - James VII. King William himself was more concerned
with his war against the French King, Louis XIV. Problems
in the Highlands were little more than a nuisance to him.
came through that the chiefs ...
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