Travel Blogs from Invergarry
... that day and kindly offered to make an early start at 7.30 am, and drop me at Kyle by noon.
The forecast promised sunshine and showers. We encountered a few heavy showers on the way north and it was trying to rain again as I left Kyle but I was treated to a mainly dry afternoon. My route took me along the A 87 for most of the 15 miles, not the most inspiring of walks but the Scottish coast is what it is and I so I just got on with it. There were ...
... went to the last drop pub from supper on the grass market. Erin and I ordered traditional dishes of haggis and a meat pie. Both were delicious! The haggis is very unique but tasty and the meat pie was basically stew with a large puff pasty. We walked around the city for a bit and them ended at Salsa Bar for a few drinks. Shots were £1.50! But the long day got the better of us and soon Erin and I were back at the hostel and planning the rest of our ...
... away from the English, eventually coming back and winning the battle. We ran across the bridge yelling "FREEEDOOMMM" We then went to port laukie for lunch, delicious! Saw the queens baton go by on it's way to the commonwealth games. A tour of the tomatin Whiskey distillery followed lunch and we learnt all about how whiskey was made and the different types, followed by a taster of course! The oldest whiskey there was from ...
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As we reached the second Munro though we saw some massive cornices over one side of the ridge. We got a tad concerned about the descent through a gulley as we'd seen it earlier and it still had a ton of snow on it and the cornices were pretty dodgy!
... You can't romanticize the Celtic tribes once you've seen the world they lived on. (Or if you've seen Braveheart!)
The landscape here is mighty
rumbling in my chest like the organ's tallest pipes
singing its soft, mountain mother-hum.
The landscape here is birth
language I once lost
fear of the Lord begins here
and gratitude, and grace
Together we re-enter
the womb of pilgrim ...