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... and adjacent ruins of the old nunnery. Iona is considered a very sacred site in the history of Celtic Christianity and the Christian community is very active here, running retreats and programs for people from all over the world. It is now an ecumenical centre, attractive to those interested in the Celtic version of Christianity, nature and feminine images prominent. I had time for a walk too, up onto one ...
... have saved me 42 miles, but the Scottish coast is what it is and I have set out to walk its length.
During the afternoon the rain became heavier and persistent. I could detect where my cagoule and waterproof trousers were not as effective as they once were. After the ferry the road reverted to single track but I was surprised at how busy it was, even with some heavy trucks so I often had to stop or step out of the way of passing vehicles.
My deadline was ...
... trickier and more slippery but we made good progress. Looking about however, there was a dense black cloud on its way... Deciding that we did not want to get stuck here with the rain battering us where it had already become a little dodgy, we put on waterproofs and retreated.
Then it hailed. Perfect little ice spheres (it looked like millions sweets!) that settled. We made it back under the woodland cover just ...
... went to the last drop pub from supper on the grass market. Erin and I ordered traditional dishes of haggis and a meat pie. Both were delicious! The haggis is very unique but tasty and the meat pie was basically stew with a large puff pasty. We walked around the city for a bit and them ended at Salsa Bar for a few drinks. Shots were £1.50! But the long day got the better of us and soon Erin and I were back at the hostel and planning the rest of our ...
... hailed a car passing by and were told that it was just up the road - we couldn't miss it. After about another mile, we found it! We parked our bikes out front and went inside to discover that there were no patrons there.
Fortunately, they were actually serving dinner. We sat back with a pint and struck up conversation with the bartender. Interestingly enough, he had worked with the Navy nearby in Holy Loch, which apparently had a large, active base for ...