Stonefield Castle Hotel
Travel Blogs from Tarbert
A day in the rain in Dunoon!
I'll be coming home saying "aye" being around my family for 3 days.
A day spent visiting my Aunty Jean, getting lots of old stories and looking at old photos.
We did manage a walk down the main street of Dunoon but only a hardware store ...
Cousin Janice, Joe and I went to see my Aunty Jean today and if I had ten suitcases I'd be coming hone with china tea sets, irish linen, fur coats and jewelery. Just as well I can't carry any of it!
This afternoon cousin David and wife Elaine took us on a tour of Dunoon and saw all the family history. Went to see where Dad and his family grew up in a ...
... through the Highlands, the scenery is amazing. We have lost count of the number of lochs we have skirted today, and we travelled through Glen Croe, Glen Aray, Glen Lochy, Glen Orchy, Glen Coe and into Glen Moriston. We had heard that Glen Coe was beautiful, but it seemed like there was another jaw-dropping photo opportunity around every corner. The Highlands are a dramatic, rugged (but green) blend of the fiords of Milford Sound, ...
... 3 chicks. Now that the young birds are learning to hunt for themselves the mother has returned to Northern Africa, and the rest of the family are expected to follow her shortly, before (hopefully) returning to the same spot to breed again next year. We were lucky enough to spot one of the ospreys - a beautiful bird of prey which has a wingspan of 5 feet!
On our walk back to ...
... It's easy to imagine what is was like 300 years ago, it hasn't changed much!
As we came out of the mountains, the weather cleared up for a glorious sunny afternoon. We had to stop at Tarbert, the largest town on Harris, and snap a few shots of the harbor with boats under blue skies!
We followed the west coast to Luskentyre Sands. What a surprise to see white sand and sun when ...
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- Pets allowed