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5/9/2014. Friday We have just reached Oban. This is a very pretty little town. We left the hotel rather earlier than needed- that's me being anxious to not miss the train! We had to sit at the station & watch the board saying which trains were going for ...
... and most were traveling light and moving on. The b&b hosts were really hospitable...glad we got a room with them, since they are usually full.
We had a great Scottish breakfast in the morning, then hiked part way up a hill close by to see a waterfall, although it had been dry, so wasn't quite as large. Then we traveled the 6 miles back along beautiful Loch Leven to Glencoe Village, where we walked a level path about a mile around a ...
... snow line. It has the name of devil's staircase - not because its so tough to walk but because men working on the dam beyond frequently died travelling back across the pass after drinking at Kingshouse.
After the mad scramble out of Kingshouse there was a group of folk making the ascent together and a bit of a photo stop at the top with Buachaille Etive Mor in the background. A few minutes later the sky opened and I finally had my highlands moment - snow, wind, rain!
... Mor is a ski resort (in winter) but they run the cable car up to the resort at 650metres above sea level all year round. So I took a trip up to Aonach Mor, it was freezing up there. I could see the snow but it was another few hundred metres in elevation past where I was and there are no paths. Some people were bringing their dogs up in the cable car and then walking them back to the bottom. This is also the site of the mountain bike downhill World Cup. You can ...
... only 9200 people living on the island which is fairly large. There are only a few roads and lots of open spaces. It was very beautiful. We drove up through the largest town called Portree. North of Portree is a very interesting geological structure at Storr. It is called the Old Man of Storr and is very cool(photos to follow). The problem is that to see it well, you have to climb up some fairly daunting hills. We ventured about 1/3 of the way up and had a ...