Travel Blogs from Tain
... pulls you up the mountain – google it). So I had to walk up and board down. It broke me.
Tim managed to use the T Bar and so he stayed with Mark and they boarded for longer. I went home and drank a number of hot chocolates.
That night we made an epic meal of pie, pasta and roast vegetables followed by cheesecake. Then we watched more TV and drank various beverages.
The final day Mark and I ...
Big day today starting with a morning walk to the bus station to catch a bus to the airport. We had an early morning flight on a cheap airline. We are so tired of the cheap airlines because of the baggage restrictions for carryons. In fact, we were convinced that our bags would be too big this time and we would have to pay to have them checked. There could be no way that we would get lucky again. In anticipation of an official bag check we put on as many pieces ...
... The roads through the highlands were narrow and windy which reminded me of some roads in New Zealand.
The Scottish people were so lovely throughout the trip, and being called lass and saying I instead of yes made them awesome in my books.
Our day trips consisted of a road trip out to the west coast of the highlands to a town called Mallaig and another heading north to Loch Ness and and Inverness.
- The Urquhart castle was ...
... way and they huffed and puffed on past us. Henry asked me, which one of those three joggers had the biggest boobs Mo? What?? You should not have been looking Henry, I wasn't, so I have no idea! The man he said!! Honestly, see what I have to put up with.. We cycled on chuckling away... Staying in a castle tonight not quite as luxurious as it sounds but a bit of fun for two Cream Crackered Cyclist... Day 14 of 15 tomorrow:)) Night ...
... reaching the village at 6.30pm.
This was my longest walk so far, 26.7 miles, and in a pair of relatively new shoes my feet were complaining as evidenced by several blisters.
I was glad not to have to travel elsewhere to find a bed for the night, nor very far for an evening meal. The local restaurant was surprisingly busy.
see the route at http://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_2 418179.html