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Today is the elections and most people here on the Isle of Skye tell us they are voting an enthusiastic YES, especially the young people. The music store shopkeeper told us that many will stay up all night to hear the results and if the vote is Yes there will be parties across Scotland throughout the weekend with lots of music and drinking. If it …
Well it's the first day after the election and everyone we've talked to is very pragmatic about the vote result, and everything quickly returning to normal. Workers are already taking down YES and NO signs this morning. To get a break from driving we took a tour of the north part of the island in a small van with Katheen who was born on …
... We did stop to watch the seals and there were dozens of them, playing in the loch. I forgot to mention, everyday we have heard numerous cuckoos, Rob they may be dying out in Shropshire but they are alive and kicking on the West Coast! We seemed to be going around several small natural harbours until we came to the end of the road. Here there were a few cottages and fishing boats and nothing else except stunning views of the Cullins. I just ...
Early start, off to Isle of Skye today. Our first stop was Fort William where we caught the Jacobite Steam Train to Mallaig. This was the train used as Hogwarts Express and we crossed the Glenfinnan Viaduct, which was used in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. After lunch in Mallaig we ...
... passed by Castle Stalker, which Lonely Planet says was also a castle seen in Monty Python...so now I'm confused as to whether it's the same one we saw the other day or if there were multiple castles featured in the movie.
One of the coolest things we saw today was Glencoe, a really awesome valley. The mountains (part of which are called the Three Sisters) were beautiful! And the people hiking in the area looked sooo tiny ...
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