The Boat Hotel
Travel Blogs from Boat of Garten
Stopped for a photo shot of the Castle very cold and windy today, posed with my new scarf with the Scotties on it. We are having lunch as guests at Ballindaloch Castle for lunch. Heather just passed through a town called Inverness. Culloden Battlefield the place of slaughter between Bonnie Charles, we called in and saw the field the battle took …
... pulls you up the mountain – google it). So I had to walk up and board down. It broke me.
Tim managed to use the T Bar and so he stayed with Mark and they boarded for longer. I went home and drank a number of hot chocolates.
That night we made an epic meal of pie, pasta and roast vegetables followed by cheesecake. Then we watched more TV and drank various beverages.
The final day Mark and I ...
... and rain soaked. The speed limit was 60mph and people were going far faster. John stuck to a nice 40 mph (it was still faster than I preferred).
Loch Ness is beautiful, even in the cold rain. We didn't see any monsters but Johnny did a good impression. It took us about three hours to make it down the length of the lake because we made frequent stops to either look at the views or wait out the rain or let people pass. If it wasn't so rainy we would ...
... in snow. It was here I saw a chap looking out a window and pointing at me, I can just imagine what he was thinking!!
The road up here was simply covered in snow and my worry was getting down the other side of the pass which is extremely steep. Over the cattle grid I go and onto the steep decent. There ahead were a few truck marks in the snow but my question was “do I go in the truck marks or stay in the snow?” and after just ...
... I decided that if the snow was not coming to me then I was going to find it. Of course as this is only a tiny bike I could not load all my usual luggage and had to travel as light as possible. The topbox was used for my camera equipment and a rucksack for my clothes etc.
All ready and the small 5,5ltr fuel tank full I headed off northwards across the Forth Bridge on the A90. Of course this little bike is not hi speed at all and so motorways are a nightmare and ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed