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Awesome day trip thanks to Rabbies.
What a day to go and explore Scotland. Four seasons in one with rain, sunshine, hot and cold. This also meant seeing the most rainbows I have ever seen in one day.
Such picturesque scenery so thankful to be living in such a beautiful country and have the opportunity to explore it.
We are now back on the Scottish mainland tonight at Ullapool after spending a few days at the Outer Hebredies. We are still amazed by the scenery at Harris and Lewis and are still trying to find the right adjectives to describe it......sparse, rugged, desolate....are a few that come to mind....as well as incredibly windy! Definitely not a place I'd like to be spending a winter that's for sure!
Around each ...
... nonetheless. We had breakfast and packed up, saw a couple more deer, and then another mirror like loch with three boats resting in it. I'd be been hopeful for this moment since being in scotland, being obsessed by any boat I saw in a lake for the past couple of years. I clicked away a few of the boats before walking back in the swampy mud to the car. No midges. That was ...
... series of waterfalls. A Victorian suspension bridge crosses the gorge allowing for an up close and personal experience!
Finally, we made our way to Ullapool, the port town where we caught the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry boat to the Isle of Lewis and Harris! The ferry is enormous, more like a cruise ship than a ferry boat. It can carry 970 passengers and 123 cars. The accommodations were ...
... place to put the old shoes, or boots, when the country people walked to the township for church. They would wear their old footwear, then change into their good shoes and leave the old ones at the rock, to be collected for the homeward trek. I heard a similar story in Balfron. There it was said that some walked to Glasgow in bare feet carrying their shoes, as they could not afford to wear them out and they didn’t want to be seen in ...