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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
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Travel Blogs from Tarbert
... Argyle House Restaurant in the Ranger's football stadium. On Saturday we caught the train from Garelochhead to the Falls of Cruachan, a 90min scenic journey to a hydro-electric power station. The train continued on to the coastal village of Mallaig (near the Isle of Skye) and the route includes a long curving viaduct that was featured in a Harry Potter movie. As it's a bank holiday weekend the train was quite full, and ...
... through the hotel. Thursday we planned to visit the Isle of Islay but the ferry developed a problem about 30min into the crossing. We returned to the mainland (Kennacraig) and sadly ended up cancelling our visit. This was apparently the second time in a week that the ferry had broken down. Not good, visiting the peaty distilleries of Islay was almost on my bucket list. So we visited Inverary Castle (the Duke of Argyll's residence) and Glen Goyne ...
Largely a rest and admin day today. In the afternoon Ray hosted Michael and I for 18 holes at the Helensburgh Golf Course, where Ray is a member. It was a short course but had great views over the Clyde River. The weather was again spectacular - we were in our shirt sleeves walking around at 7pm. Happily, I rarely strayed off the fairways and played a few strokes better than handicap. Robyn and Loren went shopping near Loch Lomond and joined us for drinks at the club around ...
The Calanais Standing Stones are a tough act to follow, but the Isle of Harris captured our imaginations with it's otherworldly feel! Our first stop on Harris was a lookout point used by Bonnie Prince Charlie when he was hiding after the unsuccessful Jacobite Uprising attempting to restore him to power as the rightful heir to the throne. From the misty mountains, the sense of isolation is strong and the view somewhat eerie, ...
... shining in and basked in it while we enjoyed our scallops and fish pie. I sampled a local soft drink called Irn Bru - "Bru'd to a secret recipe in Scotland for the last 100 years". Orange coloured, fiizzy and sweet.
The reflections of the buildings and boats in the calm water of the harbour made a very pretty sight. Still daylight at 11 p.m., and when I got up in the night at 3.30 a.m. there was a lovely sunrise already colouring the sky.