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... Ewe - so large, deep and with good access to the sea it was used as a naval harbour in WW2 and was packed with ships all the time. Drove to Gairloch. A pretty fishing and tourist village, on the shore of Loch Gairloch, that was the same name as the property John's mother's family owned in North Queensland years. Finally found a camp for the night at the side of Loch ...
Today was another tour day, but earlier then yesterday. I got up at 6.40am, showered, dressed, then got ready for the day. I was too early for breakfast at the hostel, so i left the hostel, walked down the royal mile, crossed the bridge and went to the Rabbies tour office. I checked in and got some breakfast at their cafe. A coffee and a bagel. Soon my tour was called and i meet the guide – Heather. We walked up to the mini bus and left Edinburgh.
Along the ...
30 July Wednesday Checked out and went on a wildlife cruise for a couple of hours from Portree. A cold day and very windy and cold out on the water. A great trip though. We saw a minke whale which came up a number of times, a seal, various birds including a white tailed sea eagle. They threw fish off the boat and the eagle came down from a high cliff and picked it up from the the water and it took it to a rock near sea level. It was the female eagle, 19 years old whose ...
... sea and land, darkness and light"
On disembarking from the ferry we said a fond goodbye to our time on the islands and set forth on the next leg of our journey. Due to advice we had been given back in Edinburgh, and with this further enhanced by others, we headed west along the coastline to Durness.
The word for today was "wow" because every bend in the road brought another magnificent view into our perspective and ...
... a very pleasant surprise.
There, on our chest of drawers, was a bowl of fresh fruit, some smoked salmon canapés, a bottle of wine and a couple of glasses. A card peeped out from the fruit bowl and when we read it it said "With Compliments" and was signed "Captain G. Antonellos". :-) Wow. What a lovely, lovely gesture. It was so kind of him and totally unexpected. It really was the icing on the cake of what had been an excellent day.
We made our ...