The Lochailort Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... it was just as spectacular. And yes I must admit it was a great experience, but I had better let train buff Nigel describe the full awesomeness of it his own way! We pull out of Fort William in a cloud of steam and smoke. The train pushes its way through the bracken along the edge of the track. There is nothing modern about this journey just a sense of power and comfort. This is the Jacobite, an LMS Black 5 4-6-0 pulling its own coal tender and ...
... that spawned the Jackobite Rebellions of the 1700's and of the attempted take over by Bonnie Prince Charlie, who in 1720 claimed the throne of Scotland and England but was eventually stopped by the English army in decisive and bloody battle. This marked the end of the Jackobite rebellions. We stopped for photos of the black mountains next to a small mountain called Glemeg. Here, annually, ...
... could be very harsh indeed. Time for a bowl of vegetable soup and another cuppa on the waterfront as we waited for the rain to ease then we climbed the slippery slope back to our hotel. There is so much to see here that we wish we had allowed a few more days to experience it at our leisure. Maybe next time. This hotel is perfect for dozing while waiting for the rain to stop and we suspect we are not the first travellers in its 130 year history to have done just ...
... people along the way. I also met two much older gentlemen at the beginning of our day who reminded me so much of Dad in demeanor. I asked to take their photo and they were very obliging. They were dressed in their Scottish hiking attire - caps, knickers, cane and smart looking shirts! As you can tell, they made an impression on me. Back to Barbie..... It is hard to believe that we have already completed 80 miles and have 16 miles left for our last day ...
We Woke up to the most stunning view this morning overlooking Loch Greshornish. After a Bonnie Scottish breakfast we scootled off for a drive around the island. The scenery is majestic & one wants to stop around every bend & take another photo.
We drove to the southern tip & caught the ferry back to mainland Scotland. Missed the first one... by ...