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Today was another respectable start as we headed off for Ullapool. On the way we stopped at a nice little coastal town for morning tea (the carrot cake was magic !!) and then went on to the beautiful Inverewe Gardens.
Then it was on via some amazing highlands to our stop fot tonight in Ullapool.
Once again the weather more or less behaved itself with just the now standard couple of ...
... on, which was perfect since I’d
rather spend a cool night under a warm comforter that sweat to death among
roommates who fear they’re going to die if a window is left open for some air.
Besides Smoo Cave, Durness is also known for having a beach
that won the award for most beautiful in Britain. The beach is pretty, but I
think I would have needed sunnier conditions for the dazzling white of the sand
that earns it its reputation to come out fully.
... for the first light rays to hit the castle. I messed around with glassy like reflections, watching the deer eating the grass around me and the light hit the mountains. After waiting all that time to sun finally hit. Yes! The light hitting the castle and island perfectly while,leaving the mountains in the distance darker. The reflections weren't perfect but I thought it ...
... a mean 20 MPH at best. Once we were forced partly off the road by a car pulling a caravan (camping trailer) at speeds at least twice the safe rate and hogging the whole road. Luckily, my policy of not murdering other drivers was in effect, though I revised it to merely a guideline as we went along. Once a man and woman in a dinky Fiat continued to come steadily at us, though it was evident that A) we had the right of way, B) they were the ones who ...
... for our 3 hour ride and the views as we departed Ullapool were like something from a movie! This weekend was the last scheduled tour of the Isles because the seas will become too rough soon to guarantee a crossing. In fact, we had the roughest seas this season according to our guide and it was easy to believe as the waves crashed over the bow of the ship. We were happy to land in Stornoway and relax for the evening in this pretty port town.