Overscaig House Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... Bruce. We found a great little pub for tea last night which had one TV...fortunately we were able to watch the Wales vs England game. Will certainly be a big game for the Wallabies next Saturday night and we can't wait to be at Twickenham to hopefully watch an Aussie win!
We will head south tomorrow to Stirling where we will stay for three nights then make our way to London.
Fran and ...
... few sheep or cows grazing. We wonder if they are just huge tracts of land owned by the major land-owners, but that farming isn’t economically viable. Maybe the land is not good for grazing. Some of the roads were single-track, and there was enough traffic that it was hard going at times. It was a relief when we hit the two-lane roads again.
We arrived at our hotel about 5:30pm. We bathed and rested until dinner, served in the hotel dining room. Then to ...
... miles. We have christened such days as LJGT days..."Lets Just Get There" days. There are other descriptions but they are not for this blog!
As a consequence no great pictures. Lairg claims itself to be the gateway to the North, but that's about it.
We have again found a great place to stay... Carnbren B&B run by Chris, who is delightful and very helpful. She has also travelled the world so she and Rob have been swapping S.America stories.
My highlight ...
... Pat has a girl in every farm, as we see the little red vans parked EVERYWHERE, with no postie in sight) don’t give a damn and just plough on through and around you wherever you happen to have frozen in fear, leaving you a jibbering wreck. Naturally the tourists get so frightened by this that they quickly learn (adapt or die) to get into a passing place and stay there until danger is past, so you find yourself cowering in a little sanctuary while a ...
... sometimes on you, is quite another.
We happened to come down in just such a patch of sun, so by the time we got back to the Visitors' Centre for our hot chocolate and hour on their Wifi (the one at our hotel is useless) we were almost dry.
Then off to Shin Falls, where we would probably, we were told, see the salmon leaping, it being September and therefore the month for salmon to return upstream. The falls are a long steep rapid of gorgeous ...