The Loch Nell Arms Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
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... with having the napkin laid in our laps, serving staff to bring out the food together, explain what we were eating that the chef prepared, take away the plates and cutlery after use, and reposition the silver prior to the presentation of dessert.
The meal took over three hours from the time we sat down, to when we retired to our room.
It was exquisite.
The serving staff seemed to be having ...
... loose shale scree, all from the glaciation of the end of the last ice age. We would periodically have to lower ourselves down vertical rock steps. It was so slow because, even as you were lowering yourself, you were dropping down onto scree. The mountain descended about 925m vertical drop 1.6 miles horizontal – about 36% gradient. It was crazy. Eventually, we reached the ground level, and we really enjoyed walking ...
... bar and the Drovers Inn pub nearby (voted best pub in Scotland in 1705 and FULL of stuffed animals which was in no way creepy). Alasdair even did his Brian Blessed impression.
All's well that ends well (except Jeremy kept moaning that were all sharing a cabin that night... So the night didn't end properly until Alasdair and I soothed Jeremy's disgruntleness by singing Jeremy a lullaby to get him to go to sleep). Who knows what tomorrow may ...
... Yeah, you could just sit here and check out the boats and ships that come in and out of the bay. Because we can, we have grilled steaks with fried peppers, onions and mushrooms with a side of baby potatoes. It is kind of nice to prepare a meal and enjoy eating what and when we want. You lose this kind of autonomy when staying in B&B's and having to eat out for meals. Our evening is spent reading and knitting.
Today it is raining a little in ...
... grab the top of Rhianwyn's rucksack and drag her up, hopping that he wouldn't loose his grip or fall in himself. It worked and with a scary few minutes behind us we made our way back up to the path. Rob Roy was an infamous cattle rustler/outlaw and among his many deeds kidnapped young girls from wealthy family's and took them to this cave until he was paid the ransom. He received a pardon in 1727 but a cousin, who forced one ...