Cawdor Estate Cottages
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... all the small hills were "wrinkly" - it was quite unique! Then we climbed WAY UP to the top of a rocky prominence (tricky for this grandma!!) and it was glorious to stand on top of this fairy world.
Ron especially liked the ragged, rugged crags that were prominent on various parts of the island.
We, of course, stopped at a couple of castles (neither overly glorious - both interesting. Then, Ron joined the group on a boat tour ...
... I was 3 or 4 my Mother wondered how I kept getting out. I used to get out and walk to where my Grandmother worked in tea rooms as it was (cafe). We did the walk today and it was just under 1 km. My Mother did eventually see me getting over the fence. I put my trike up against the fence, climbed on the trike and heaved myself over and in the process pushing the bike away from the fence. I recognised the houses but the neighbourhoods had changed. I ...
... on the bus, which was our opportunity for lunch. Around the corner to The Mealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock for a photo opportunity. Then onto Faerie Glen. What a magical place. I loved it here. Had some time to walk around and explore. Then back to Kyleakin a scenic way, although in the rain you couldn't see heaps. Met up with some of the group members in the pub and had dinner with them, before heading back and getting ready for ...
First stop of the morning was the supermarket, for lunch and anything else we would need to get us through until tomorrow, as we were spending the day in more remote areas and there is no supermarket in the village we are staying in tonight. First real stop of the day was the Calloden Battlefield. There is a visitors centre that accounts the events leading up to the battle and the battle ...
and wish for sun in vain,
and curse our British climate
and long to be in Spain, where rain (we think) is never known, not even on the plain.
But hate of rain's a state of mind,
a bias in the brain:
why not decide that rain is good? -
go out in it and train
yourself to count its blessings,
to love it! Yes, regain
your childhood's joy in wetness when
you met with mere disdain
the adults' horror if ...