Travel Blogs from Invergarry
... happened since I started this.............the bike went on a truck to Falkirk, as the spoke in the rear wheel and come loose and one nut had gone missing, and they had corroded badly. Job done and recovered all under warranty. We got a ride from Plockton to Falkirk with Calum and Jane, which was great, and picked up the bike and were on the way again. Glasgow fr some personal time and a little ( we a lot actually) personal ...
... local sights before we head away. If its fine, which is unlikely, we will take the ferry from Mallaig to Armadale on the Isle of Skye and then north, across the bridge........or if its like today with no ferry we have a 3 hour ride back to Fort William and north. Looking forward to the next assignment.
As an aside, many of you will be hearing from us more in the last 3 months than you have in the last 6 years. Trust its not too ...
... back into town and called back into Nessy land cafe for some arvo tea. This time we had more hot drinks and lengthy chats with a lovely lady. We purchased our own Loch Ness monster from their gift shop adding to our souvenir collection. We then walked 2 miles to Urquhart Castle for a look, mostly just ruins and they charge a fortune to go in so we just took a few photos from above. Some local knowledge we learnt whilst at the cafe is that the castle isn't a typical castle, ...
... in the mountain views, every now and then when the clouds shifted you could see parts of Ben Nevis covered in snow - the highest mountain in the uk. Being a Sunday there wasn't much open in town but we managed to fill in the day wandering around exploring. Tonight we went to a local pub that was doing main meals for £1! Total bargain ...
... 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 ...