Travel Blogs from Gairloch
... to a woman there why he was in the area and referred to my walk. "Does he have white hair?" she asked. When Jeremy confirmed this she said "Oh yes, I saw him earlier."
3 miles south of Applecross the road ended at Toscaig and I joined a track over the hills to Airigh-drishaig. After the miles of tarmac it was a pleasant change and I was now in bright sunshine. The landscape was dotted with tiny lochs and several gorges. I met one lone walker on ...
Sometimes, like this past week and even before I got here, plans change.
You don't know what that means, but if you live in the moment and stop stressing about what might have been, it is nice to see what the world throws in your direction.
I woke up like I usually do this morning, but as I was walking down to the bathroom I saw a ...
So last night at the music night, Heather and I decided we were going to go horse-riding today.
No, sorry...day before.
Anyway, this morning the weather was looking interesting (i.e rain) and I was up in my tent when Heather went to see how far the walk was to the stables.
Good thing we checked!
... thick with yellow wild orchids and pass the familiar purples of heather, foxgloves and Scottish thistles. The further we go, the more the path deteriorates. Another measure of austerity...a sign tells us that maintenance funding has been withdrawn. We have chosen the Waterfall Walk which began quite flat but now the path is rising steeply. We are sweltering in the sun and find ourselves pursued by midges and other flying insects every time we stop for breath. This is prime midge ...
Why is it that whenever I hear the phrase "no disrespect", I just know someone is about to say something disrespectful :-( OK, so this morning's weather forecast is for mist which will rise to give way to a gloriously sunny day. I am awake at six so perfect timing to be at the front of the queue for the washing machines! I take my washing to the campsite laundry. Now why am I not surprised to see that the walls are plastered with instructions on how to use and ...