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... and adjacent ruins of the old nunnery. Iona is considered a very sacred site in the history of Celtic Christianity and the Christian community is very active here, running retreats and programs for people from all over the world. It is now an ecumenical centre, attractive to those interested in the Celtic version of Christianity, nature and feminine images prominent. I had time for a walk too, up onto one ...
... at a town called Stirling. The mountains were beautiful with the fall colours, and some sun peaked through to make it really interesting. We had lunch in Inveraray, a lovely small town on the edge of a loch. Arrived in Oban at 5, got checked into our guest house rooms and went for dinner at an excellent seafood restaurant right on the pier, I had smoked haddock chowder and mussels in a most delicious sauce. Our tour group is more varied than I expected, a ...
... 8217;s blog for a short time…So, we get to the first farm and there are lambs! Very cute! At the second B&B, there are also Hairy Cows (yay!) and more sheep. There is a huge lawn in front where the kids roam around (next day) and play with sticks. We had a marvelous dinner and the kids spent a few minutes throwing rocks into the loch afterwards. Then off to bed to get ready for the next day.
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... 10: Ferry Crossing at Ulva - A view taken from near the ferry crossing to Ulva.
#11: Ferry Sign - The directions to summon the ferry to cross over to Ulva.
#12: The Isle of Ulva - The ferry crossing on the Isle of Ulva.
#13: Ulva - Thatched Hut
#14: Eas Fors waterfalls on the Isle of Mull
#15: Eas Fors waterfalls - Water falls on the Isle of Mull.
#16: Eas Fors waterfalls - Water falls on the Isle of Mull.
Final day, weather forecast set to be improving (do they always say that in scotland?) Martin and Lesley traditionally do a yomp in the clag on the last day, so set off, again with jude's help with transport, to tackle those other 2 of the Eastern Mamores.
Jude walked with us back up that lovely track from Konlochleven, passing the memorial bench, and gradually rising into the mist, but turned back ...