The Pierhouse Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
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Yesterday was a day of ferries and islands. The weather was sunny, with clouds to add interest to every picture, and warm, about 14. The wind picked up in the afternoon and was invigorating. When we were getting on the small ferry from Iona back to Mull, the combination of rising tide and strong wind meant we had to hop onto the ferry ramp between wave swells, as we would have had very wet feet otherwise. ...
... at a town called Stirling. The mountains were beautiful with the fall colours, and some sun peaked through to make it really interesting. We had lunch in Inveraray, a lovely small town on the edge of a loch. Arrived in Oban at 5, got checked into our guest house rooms and went for dinner at an excellent seafood restaurant right on the pier, I had smoked haddock chowder and mussels in a most delicious sauce. Our tour group is more varied than I expected, a ...
... open session which is like open mike without the mike. There were six people, two women and four men. They played guitar, ukulele, fiddle, flute, bohdran (Irish drum), squeeze box (small accordion-like instrument) and various percussion instruments. Some of the songs were good and others were not. Some of the players and singers were good and some were not. We stayed a couple of hours and then came back to the room and got ready for bed.
... snow patches on Ben Nevis.
We were on the move constantly this week which makes it hard to remember where we saw some things. Heading further north we passed the fabulous commando monument which overlooks the Cumbrian mountains. During WWII Churchill decided that specialised troops were needed and the soldiers were trained in these mountains. Today the monument is a proud tribute to the dedication of these commandos, together with the remembrance circle for those who ...
... has been really enjoyable. After a bit of a break, and putting my boots where they could dry, we walked up to the tearoom near the castle for a late lunch. Quite often we find two main meals a day is sufficient. The rest of the day was spent relaxing, Lyndall did her crochet, I did some reading, and had another complimentary whisky! We had another great sunset, so I took some pictures outside. Tomorrow we are off to Iona. This is quite a drive, but should be really ...