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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... ancient glaciers. Towering peaks with names like Meall Liath Choire, Canisp, Ben More Assynt, Glas Bheinn, Quinag and Ben Leoid. Rubble skirted the sheer rock walls and below that, in the rocky soil heather grew everywhere adding a purple tinge to the landscape. Pockets of bracken fern grew in amongst the heather giving it a bright green relief. Small waterfalls cascaded down the mountainsides and fast flowing streams of crystal clear water cut random courses ...
... most highlands, big mountains and pretty much treeless. We had to constantly pull into passing lanes as most of the roads are one lane here. Despite the constant stopping and slowing down for sheep, cows and lambs on the road (aswell as photos), it was amazing. Then we rocked up to a beach that paralleled an Australian beach, offshore conditions and bright blue water. Followed by jen overdosing on chocolate at this amazing place called cocoa ...
After breakfast, we set off at 7.30am, with the weather sunny and beautiful. We got fuel costing £1.259 per litre (£34.24). There were two reasons for coming up to Scotland this trip. One, we love Scotland, particularly the Highlands. And two, we really wanted to drive the beautiful road to and from Applecross. We had a lot to cover today, hence the early start. We left Spean Bridge on the A82 until we got to Invergarry then onto the A87 where we eventually joined into Tour ...
Tuesday was a rest day so we drove across to the west coast. The Sutherland scenery is stunning. If you haven't been - you really ought to go!.
We stopped off at Lochinver for lunch and supplies and then heading out to a lovely campsite at Achmelvich. We had both has a memory of Achmelvich - we last visited in 1993 - and when we arrived we were puzzled. It wasn't what ...
... the estate manager came up behind us in his 4x4. Thankfully he was not about to kick us off but to offer us the use of a derelict cottage. However it was at least another three miles on, so with his blessing we have found a pitch up above the loch, not o'er flat but it is out of the worst of the wind. Great view too.
Quick pasta supper and Rob's already asleep. However, tomorrow hopefully should be a short (16 mile) day to Crask Inn. There awaits a pint with my name on ...