Travel Blogs from Fort William
... to cycle through two rounds of each of us taking photos. The space was small and it was a bit of a dance to get in, shoot a couple of photos, and move away so someone else could do the same. It worked fairly well, and one of my photos is pretty good. It would have been better a few seconds earlier, but still not too bad.
When we got back to Fort William, we knew that we would need to check the car tires since the light was still on ...
... ferry terminal I think you'll get the idea that spending an hour and a half there was going to be a challenge.
But we did it. I was fortunate enough to find the only decent restaurant in town with a spare table. There was a pleasant view out over the water, the service was good, and the food was excellent.
And then it rained.
And rained some more.
We dashed back to the train, got to our seats, slightly damp but happy, only to find ...
Wednesday 28th May; Carn Liath 1006m, Stob Poite Coire Ardair 1054m, Creag Meagaidh 1128
A wonderful Mountain day!
Martin and I set off promptly, thinking that if the weather turned we would just do Carn Liath then retreat and were walking at 9am from the visitor centre at Aberarder. We followed the excellent path up to the more established birch forest, and ...
Monday 26th May; Beinn Teallach 915m and Beinn
a Chaorainn 1049m
Today we walked with Roland, doing 2 Munros about an hour
away near Roughburn (Roybridge area). We
took the track through the forest and out onto the hill, tackling Beinn
Teallach first. It was quite a slog over
rough heather, until the final slope, which was a little rockier. We saw ...
... with it.
The next day we set off for Fort William. Our first stop was Loch Katrine where we took a boat ride of the loch. It was super foggy and consequently felt super Scottish. We even had some drinks, a "rob roy" which was coffee plus a “wee dram” of whisky. Note, a “wee dram” is a unit of measurement meaning “a shitload of whisky”. At least we got a bit warmer. We drove on through the magnificent Glen Coe and ...