Travel Blogs from Plockton
... and doing math problems. We arrived a little late for dinner and sat alone at a table for four. However, someone even later than us joined us. The former teacher who is traveling with Jessica sat with us and we talked about travels and her career in Georgia as an elementary teacher. On the way back to the room, ran into Grahame talking about American politics with some others and decided to join in for awhile. Then back to the room to write the log and pack for tomorrows ...
... We walked down the steps to have a look at the mouth of the cave. and huffed and puffed back up to the top. Our lunch stop was in Ullapool. We went into the restaurant next to where the bus parked. It had started raining so we didn't want to go exploring very much. I had a seafood chowder with a roll that had 4 mussels and a small spiny lobster in the bowl. It was delicious. Afterwards ...
... all the small hills were "wrinkly" - it was quite unique! Then we climbed WAY UP to the top of a rocky prominence (tricky for this grandma!!) and it was glorious to stand on top of this fairy world.
Ron especially liked the ragged, rugged crags that were prominent on various parts of the island.
We, of course, stopped at a couple of castles (neither overly glorious - both interesting. Then, Ron joined the group on a boat tour ...
... to reach Portree, but the wait is worth it to see all the tourist shops. We stopped at a gorgeous cafe where we feasted on the most nutritious lunch. Yep my favourite cappuccino and cake ( the must delicious white chocolate and raspberry pavlova roll.) Garry being Garry decided he had seen enough of the shops even if they are tourist shops so we went back to the sanctuary of our rental car while Jenny and I pressed on shopping. Shopping done we ...
and good job he did.. cus we had a visit off the police later ( well i did !! )
From here its another spirited ride to Inverary for a cuppa cha.
With a final pit stop just outside Glasgow to say ta ra to everyone
good to meet up with the guys again.. they are seriously quick riders and have some of the best roads in the uk to ride fast on ... right on their doorstep!!
And this is where I got collared by the police..got a telling off about ...
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