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Travel Blogs from Nairn
Lots of talking last night.. Ross loved it spending time with the Harley Bikers who were doing Rally's through Scotland.. NUMBUM being one of them.. From Landsend to John O Groats where we caught up with them..'
Left John O Groats this morning after meeting the Bikingbirder from Birmingham!!! Gary sent us to Dunnet Head which is the actual top …
... a mixture of excitement and fear of death. I learnt that snow is very slippery and was worried that I would roll down the mountain but after a few hard falls I realised I wouldn’t die and began to progress with my boarding 'skills’.
Tim and Mark did well, I don’t remember them falling over quite as much as me.
Anyway, it was a fun but exhausting day, after which we all just went home, ate dinner and ...
... and rain soaked. The speed limit was 60mph and people were going far faster. John stuck to a nice 40 mph (it was still faster than I preferred).
Loch Ness is beautiful, even in the cold rain. We didn't see any monsters but Johnny did a good impression. It took us about three hours to make it down the length of the lake because we made frequent stops to either look at the views or wait out the rain or let people pass. If it wasn't so rainy we would ...
Day two 22-01-13 Balliter - Aviemore – Tomintoul
After a massive storm with rain blasting down all night I expected to waken up to a total white out this morning but sadly it was not to be. Looking out the window from the B&B the whole town of Balliter was just about underwater.
By the time I left it was almost 10 am and the rain had stopped and the weather was looking better ahead.
I headed out of town and took the ...
... 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 ...