Travel Blogs from Bowmore
Up at 7:15 for another massive breakfast. It is wonderfully sunny yet again, so I am lucking out big time so far. The clubhouse and first tee of the Glen Golf Club was all of 200 yards from the front door, so I walked up from the B&B. I was lucky enough to be paired with a couple of members from Edinburgh who come down every so often to play. …
... go Federer...oh bugger !)
We chose to worship at the temple of Lagavulin ...not just because it is so picturesque...but D&S feel they have invested so much in this distillery over the years that they wanted to view the scene of the crime!
... on a rock: I want to join them but irritatingly this beach looks crowded - two people are sitting on it, watched over by Snow White and the Seven Dwarves who have been stationed here in effigy. Never mind, I soon find a beach all to myself, where I can at least hear the seals barking.
The afternoon is wearing on now. I stop off at Kilberry to look at some medieval graveslabs from an old church. From the look of the armoured ...
... is that a word?) in 24 minutes. They
were a full car with the dogs and all of them and their gear, but I didn’t
mind, I wanted to walk.So I did, and I think I shocked Ruth a bit when I arrived
little more than half an hour later…by foot.But I went and sat.Back in my spot.And I sang. This time I sang actual songs.As loud as I could.Because I could.I ate my lunch (which had kindly been given to me from Ruth)
Today was walking day.And I don’t mean to the shop (ha, what shop.) but I mean to
the other side of the island.I’m in that really strange place at the moment where half of
the time I see the map in Aussie scale so I imagine distance to be a lot
further than it actually is. Which is going to be an issue when I get back.But yes, I walked around to the other side of Colonsay and
then had a short wait on some ...