The Moorings Hotel
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... Nessie tour happening at 1pm. Went back to the apartment and after breakfast explored around the Abbey a little more, found the monks burial ground at the back near the Loch behind some hedges, it was a little spooky even in the daylight. After lunch went around to the boat in the canal and thought we might be the only customers when all of a sudden 3 or 4 mini buses pulled up with tourists from Edinburgh , and then we were about ...
We arrived at our accommodation after driving through the Highlands and plenty of snow. The Highland Club is an old converted Abbey . We were in the old school house in self contained accommodation but with access to the old Abbey and its surrounds. We have two nights stay here and that is a bit of a relief, not having to move on in the morning. Nessie hunting is on the agenda for ...
... wasn't much left. I was wondering if this was the area that they were clearing when Pippa did the walk 6 years ago, if it was, I was hoping they might have replanted it by now ;-) Just as I approached another open area of the walk it started to snow, and quite heavy. I was glad that I was ahead of everyone and that I would be soon under the cover of the forest and not out in the moorland that I had just walked through. There is a benefit of being out ...
... lunch today as it's only a short day and should be in town for 13:00 ish and I'll grab something to eat there. Every corner I take is a another view of different snow topped mountains, causing me to stop all the time and take photos. I am still loving the panoramic feature on the iPhone, I hope I am not boring you with all these photos? Once clear of the moors, there is a 3 mile decent in to Kinlochleven which passes a house very high up in ...
... feels like it is the most remote we have been so far. I can imagine that this could be a really horrible stretch of the WHW if the weather is really bad but luckily for me the weather is perfect today.
This moorland seems to go on and on and on, and the old saying popped in to my head and now i cant get rid of it!!! "On and on and........... Ariston"
At the end of the moorland, there is another climb of about 2 miles and then a 3 mile decent down ...
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