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. …
Big whisky day again today, as everyone wanted. Walked to Bowmore distillery and had a tour and a dram. Beautiful visitor centre , they all are actually, they seem to have all spent money on this aspect In recent years. Then on to Caol Isla distillery which the newest one. This is up near the ferry to Jura so had a nice view of this island. Then had a lovely welcome ...
Long travel day today. I was collected early by the tour guide, a nice young Scottish chap called Simon. Not sure how I am going to go with the other 11 people on the tour as there are no others on their own which is unusual. Four sets of couples, half speaking Swedish. Three Finnish men having a reunion for a 50th birthday of one of them. So none of these are particularly inclusive to a middle-aged single English-speaking ...
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Distance cycled: 16.66 miles
Height ascended: 403m
Height descended: 402m
For those of you whose mental arithmetic isn't quite up to it - here are the summaries of the total distances etc... for the day,
Distance: 58.57 miles
Distance cycled: 61.41 miles
Height ascended: 1146m
Height descended: 1146m
Longish, tough (into headwind) pedal from the Oban ferry to catch the ferry at Kennacraig.