The Kames Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Today is the equinox and the first day of autumn, although as I write the sun is still shining and the outdoor thermometer is showing 18⁰C, so it is hard to feel that the summer really is over. And what a summer it has been! Long, warm, sunny days; old friends dropping in for a few days on the back of other trips and others coming for a proper holiday; big birthday celebrations; theatre and gallery outings; major national events; walks with neighbours. ...
... on. But when the gangway comes down a seemingly endless stream of trippers starts to disembark - folk coming from Glasgow or Greenock for a day out in Helensburgh. The Helensburghers in their turn now surge aboard, we among them. The only disappointment is the lack of pipers: in past years the whole local pipe band would turn out on special dates, but today there is not even a lone piper to see us off in style.
We are aboard ...
... however I spotted a school group headed for the museum so Geoff, Liam and Rachel soon hurried out and we got to the museum just ahead of the group. We have learnt to get ahead of the school groups otherwise it's a nightmare.
The museum is quite small but interesting, it's where Captain Cook did his apprenticeship. It doesn't say a lot about NZ but at least we appear on the maps. To be honest I think a lot of it was over Rachel and ...
... full of jelly babies. Onwards and upwards as they say. The route diversion mentioned this morning was ahead of me and I can see why. They had totally cleaedr the area of Garadhban forest and the WHW was diverted around the cleared area. The diversion said it was no longer than the actual route but it probably would have been a bit easier as I had to drop down and then walk around the lower forest and then climb back up to the same height to continue on the normal route. I am ...