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... for 4 hours in superb conditions - some of the nicest sailing ever.
We were tied up in Wick by a quarter to nine and took a brief strole around this former fishing town, similar in size to Looe. In one year in the 19th century more herring were landed in Wick than any other port in the world. ...
First of all a huge thank you to everyone for all their support - texts, phone calls, emails, visits, accommodation and general interest in this blog. It's the first time either of us have done anything like this and it was really just done as a diary but expanded into something else. Wifi problems, getting in late and staying with friends and family meant our last week of posts were delayed ...
... down and we made it, all intact except the guy in the wheelchair.
At the terminal it was rainy and coolish. All the taxis were taken; we found out the bus to Thurso (two miles away) came right up to the door – took that and he dropped us off right at our hotel – very nice. Off we go in the morning on the train to Aviemore, below Inverness in the Cairngorm ...
... but hey when in Scotland do what the Scots do and that's get out in the rain opps a Scottish mist according to Nancy and bill, we headed back to the pub for some tea(dinner) and then bed another day tomorrow.
Today we are off to have a squizz at some Tomb and a pile of rocks, Bill went and Booked us into the midday tour of Maeshawes and we then headed off to have a look at a ancient settlement called Broch of Gurness this was an old stone buildings and this ...
... but there was no going back. The high water mark reached my navel before I could detect the incline at the far side. On dry land I quickly swapped wet underwear for dry shorts and headed off along the beach at the head of Torrisdale Bay. I went barefoot because the map showed another river at the other end of the beach. The second crossing looked just as deep if not more so as here the river bed consisted of rocks and dark ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsStrathy Inn
My two nights at the Strathy Inn were comfortable and relaxed. The breakfasts were thoughtfully presented. My hosts went out of their way to be helpful, checking bus timetable for me. The restaurant was obviously popular with locals and people staying at accommodation elsewhere. It offered a much more interesting range of dishes than one might expect from the usual 'bar meals.'
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.