Western Isles Hotel
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... grass covered hills. It was easy to feel the invigorating and peaceful energy of the place. We caught the 2:30 ferry back to Mull and Ross drove us via the scenic route to Tobermory. Now a small fishing village, it had been a very active military port in the past and it is said that 3 Spanish galleons went down in the harbour during the Spanish Armada. We walked around the town and had a wee swallow at ...
... from New Zealand on his own, Aussie couple, a youngish couple from Chicago, a single middle age German woman, and a very young Italian couple, maybe on their honeymoon. Plus Cheryl and I, a group of 10. Ross, our guide is a highlander, we drove through his hometown, he is the real Scots, opinionated, but delightfully so, he has been with Rabbie's for many years. So, off shortly for day 2, we will stay here again tonight, nice to not have to pack up everything this ...
Weather drizzly, but warm, travellers seasick. On the road early, past the site of a William Wallace victory at the old bridge in Stirling and on to Dunblane Cathedral, which we didn't visit because, being Sunday morning, a church service was in progress and Nigel was working to a tight timetable to reach Oban in plenty of time to catch our ferry. The road through the Trossachs, (hills) was lovely, with steep bare but green hillsides, plantations of trees which I ...
... make time to visit the mausoleum of Lachlan Macquarie, I did this and usually I would say that I am not into visiting dead people, you know graves and cemeteries etc, but this time I did and I was actually surprised as to how moved I was, you know he was referred to as the father of Australia and ruled as Governor for 12 years during the Country's formative years and I think that they may be right in referring to him as this. I made it back to the ferry with good time to spare ...
... and must have mixed and done similar things. In fact John the bard could have learned from our Neil as he was about 18 years younger.
After Ardvergnish the McFadyens worked on the Kilfinichen estate which is very near to Balevulin. The big house is still standing, as is the church they would have attended and the cemetery where they would have been buried is very well kept. They have covered up a few graves to make mowing easier and according to Christine there ...