Greshornish House Hotel
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... a few times for photos and to visit Eileen Doonan Castle and to see the tallest peak in the UK, Ben Nevis.
Then we were on our way to the sea side town of Oban.
We danced the night away at a Traditional Scottish dance house and it was amazing, so so sweaty and my feet were in so much pain after but it was awesome.
Then it was off to sleep.
... Isle museum of life. There were some old crofter's huts and the cemetery up the road was where Flora McLeod was buried. Then it was back to Portree for some scampi and chips while sitting on the waterfront followed by some people watching in the square.
When we got back to the B&B, our hostess had hung out the washing we'd left to dry in the shower. It was neatly folded and left on the bed....she must be warming to us.
... Near the end of Dunvegan Head, along a single winding, narrow lane, where passing bays allow two cars to greet each other as a courtesy, is a low slung whitewashed house. the most noticeable thing about it are its three chimneys - hence the name of our destination - The Three Chimneys restaurant. My nephew James and Nic told us about this very special restaurant and I think they under sold it! Close your eyes and imagine an 8 course tasting menu sourced from (as far as ...
... in the Aigle-Leysin half marathon in Switzerland in 2009?" He said he had and now remembered meeting me at the start when I recognised his Carnethy vest. We then reminisced about that race, a tough run in great weather with some Scottish success, climbing from 450 metres to over 2000m before dropping to 1700m. Happy days!
Distance covered 17.4 miles
See the route at http://gb.mapometer.com/walking/route_3 870672.html
... for the kitchen. Unlike Norway, where the focus of the local economy is the sea and the working villager is a fisherman, only a very small number of fishers are meeting Skye's demand for crabs, lobsters, mussels and wild-caught fish. Given the forbidding nature of the Norwegian coastline and the fecundity of its surrounding sea, this difference is, of course, understandable.
The other artisan pursuits that are prolific on Skye include bakeries, cafes and ...