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Travel Blogs from Inverness
... over a kilometre and while it is demanding in parts, the views are absolutely spectacular. We had one more stop before Beauly. This was the Rogie Falls and the red salmon trail. The Rogie Falls is apparently one of the best places to see the salmon 'run' upstream to lay their eggs. September is one of the best times to view this but we were obviously not there at the right time of day as no salmon jumped out of the stream while we were ...
... at their publishing business taking inventory of books coming in and preparing orders for outgoing (making money) shipments. After an hour and a couple of screw ups, we were fired. Just in time, preventing Paul from declaring bankruptcy. Whoever said foresters could count? After lunch we headed into downtown Aviemore for some shopping (Marks idea) and to pick up some Scottish pounds. They don't use Euros and when we go to England ...
... Right when Isabel and I were both losing steam, breakfast was served in the castle and we regained our strength and danced the night away until 4 am when we sang Auld Lang Syne and got outta there. Overall, a wonderful weekend with wonderful people. I missed Dublin though! Good signs, I think.
This week should be boringboringboring as I have a couple papers to write and no money left.
Until next time!!!
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... s bond impersonation why Julie pops her head out from behind him. Ha ha ( see picture ) We then drive to Eilean Donan Castle.. Oh my. Beautiful, just beautiful! We took lots and lots pictures till we got what we thought was the perfect picture. We where lucky enough to have the sun pop out every once in a while. We then went to see a self guided tour of the castle and learn about its history . We ...
... enough, where the battle of Culloden took place in 1745 between the Jacobites and the English forces commanded by the Duke of Cumberland. The English wiped out between 1500 and 2000 Jacobites in about an hour and this was the last big battle before the union of the Scots and the English.
Overnighting in Inverness at an old Hotel on the banks of the Ness River.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking