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... a new experience. Because we are into the winter season, the first ferry to Mull was not until 10 am, we had a leisurely breakfast at the boarding house, starting to chat and get to know the others on the tour. Cheryl and I have made an obvious connection with the German woman travelling on her own, and that is a good thing. We sat and chatted with her on the first 45 minute ferry. Once on Mull, we had ...
... We arrive at the highest station in Scotland, Corrour. At 1340 feet it is not particularly high but there are hints that this is a challenging environment. The moor is boggy and requires special treatment for the railway line. The bothies provide shelter for travellers and the whole train can be concealed in a blizzard shelter if conditions get too bad. In winter they send up a snow plough twice a day. But not today. We pass over narrow ...
In order to get a "truer" sense of Scotland, we rented (hired) a car for two days to drive around some of the country. There are a multitude of various isles and out of the way destinations, but, given our limited time, we are keeping it fairly simple and just seeing some highlights.
We we took the bus to the airport to pick up the rental car (so we could easily drop it off before our flight two days later). Our ...
... Settle down, become a cave woman.... Oops... Dreamin' here! ;-) Oh and I've finally seen Puffins... The birds I had not been able to see in Ireland either! Anyways... Ferry 3 took us from Staffa to Iona where we could have late lunch and go for a walk to Iona Abbey. A beautiful abbey with 2 huge Celtic crosses right in front of it. The sun had come out again at the perfect time... And then the return portion of the trip... Ferry 4 to Mull, bus 2 to head to the other side ...
... now. The bus trip from Ullapool to Inverness was great, lots of trees, rivers, mountains, lochs etc etc. we passed three semis carrying the vanes of a windmill, these things were massive, twice as long as a normal semi. Arrived in Inverness which as a town left me a bit cold (I do hope you are picking up on all my witty bon mots). Just seemed a bit messy and lacking organisation, maybe I was just tired from the commute from Stornoway. Anyway went to the airport to collect ...