An Squrr-Scotland

An Squrr-Scotland

After leaving Skye we attempted to drive up a mountain pass in pouring rain on a one lane road. After getting to the top of the pass and nearly crashing into an oncoming car in the heavy fog we turned around and headed back to the semi main road leading into the Highlands of Scotland. [...]

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The Isle of Skye-Scotland

The Isle of Skye-Scotland

It was my turn to drive as we headed to the Isle of Skye. It took a number of miles before I relaxed and felt confident about taking the wheel and I only did a couple of curb bounces on some tight corners. Leaving Fort Williams we took a short detour to an old stone [...]

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Creag Meagaidh-Scotland

Creag Meagaidh-Scotland

I felt a little sore this morning after Ben Nevis but the three of us tossed our gear in Nigel’s car and headed down the road about thirty minutes to a trailhead and the start of our days hill walking. We had an excellent trail taking us up ┬áinto the moorland valley. We kept looking [...]

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Ben Nevis-Scotland

Ben Nevis-Scotland

Leaving the Isle of Mull we took the ferry to Oban and drove to Fort Williams via the spectacular valleys and peaks of Glen Coe. We secured lodging at the Scottish Youth Hostel which is located across the road from the trail for Ben Nevis and hiked towards the summit early the next morning to [...]

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The Isle of Iona-Scotland

The Isle of Iona-Scotland

It was a two hour drive from our camp on Mull to the ferry for Iona. We barely made it on time as we had stopped to spot sea otters lounging on a rock. The Isle of Iona is known for being the birthplace of Christianity in Europe with the arrival of St. Columba, the [...]

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