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... and it took us just over four hours.
After checking into our hotel we decided to go to the Culloden Battlefield site - we wanted to visit the site while we were in Inverness and decided to do it sooner rather than later because of the weather prediction of gale force winds expected during the evening and into the next day. The visitor centre at the site gives an excellent overview of the battle from both sides - the English and ...
... We reach the platform. I check the board. I say, “Oh, Aberdeen 17.31 – it’s on the other side.”
A woman overhears me.
Alison, quite startled by the unexpected outcry and ensuing cacophony of sobs and curses, promptly runs back to the car and zips off in a vain attempt to pick up the flowers and return to the station in time.
Meanwhile, everyone is staring at the crumpled heap ...
... side of Loch Ness, which left me exhausted after lunch. We had a very pleasant dinner, being joined by our cousins from Tain and Inverness whom we've not seen for a few years. Into the wilderness tomorrow and Altnaharra, then the final push to John o' Groats on ...
... high and I was soon forced up off the beach and on to an adjacent grassy bank. Here the grass was long and tussocky and wet so I retreated to a minor road which led me into Dornoch. Here I experienced the only serious rain of the day, a heavy shower lasting about fifteen minutes. I was lucky with the weather as there were heavy showers on the horizon. As the tide subsided I was able to walk along the beach to ...
... huts and the interior was all painted, including what appeared to be tile-work.
We just made it to St Margaret’s Hope at the designated half hour before sailing, but there was then the requisite wait before we boarded the ferry. We got on in due course, and it was then a relatively slow journey to Gills Bay, particularly getting the ferry lined up to be able to discharge its cargo. Despite the weather it was not ...