The Drumbeg Hotel
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... part is it's a good old chatty diesel, lots of oomph! Brodie Castle was our first stop, which can only be described as fantastic, particularly when flashing National Trust life membership cards. NT Scotland have done it well and it is just how a castle should be. A pleasant drive north west took us to just beyond Ullapool where we met the world's entire population of midges. We and the car must've tasted ...
... on, which was perfect since I’d
rather spend a cool night under a warm comforter that sweat to death among
roommates who fear they’re going to die if a window is left open for some air.
Besides Smoo Cave, Durness is also known for having a beach
that won the award for most beautiful in Britain. The beach is pretty, but I
think I would have needed sunnier conditions for the dazzling white of the sand
that earns it its reputation to come out fully.
... after meeting a couple from Scotland and Canada and talking to them about things, and about what it seems like all people from the uk are obsessed about: the weather. Apparently it has been a rubbish summer (two people had said so far) and we were really lucky with the weather. Earlier that morning I took a nice sunrise of the castle and waited around from 4 till 630 ...
We departed at 9am and motored for a couple of hours before the wind picked up. We then experienced a couple of hours of glorious sailing making 3 and a bit knots over glassy seas in a force 2 up to the Point of Stoer. Then the wind died and we turned the engine ...
... man in on the first boat trip across. We are all terribly British and do not challenge him directly but grumble between ourselves. Being nearish to last to arrive ourselves we didn't feel in a position to complain but we do at least stand aside to let some of the first arrivals on first. Turns out some of them have been here since 11am! Eventually we are lucky enough to get the two remaining places on the last of the four boat shuttles across (there ...