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Sep 5, 2019 - Day 22. Wednesday. 4/9/19. Ballachulish

Day 22. Wednesday. 4/9/2019. Ballachulish Yesterday we saw heather, and today we had sunshine! Scotland at its best! We went to Fort William and saw the ‘Hogwarts Express’ pass over a bridge and then walked up to Neptune’s Staircase, a series of 8 locks which raises the canal by 19m over a quarter of a mile and was built between 1803 and 1822. It takes approx. 90 minutes to travel through by boat. It’s an amazing feat. The sky started to clear, and we were able to see the top of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain. We then had free time...

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Sep 3, 2019 - Day 21. Tuesday. 3/9/2019. Day trip to Isle of Mull

Day 21. Tuesday. 3/9/2019. Ballachulish to Isle of Mull Despite the continual rain and mist, we have a great day today. It just meant that we couldn’t see everything clearly. And we were all wishing that some of this lovely, gentle rain would fall in Australia for a week or so. We went by bus to Oban where the ferry leaves for Isle of Mull where we were visiting Duart Castle. We had a couple of hours in the nice little port town, then boarded the ferry for the 50 minute crossing. I was a little nervous, wearing my wrist band, and plaster...

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Sep 2, 2019 - Day 20. Monday. 2/9/2019. Edinburgh to Ballachulish

Day 20. Monday. 2/9/2019. Edinburgh to Ballacluish s of Fort Williams. Cold and windy walking up to M&S to get a sandwich for lunch before boarding our first train - Edinburgh to Glasgow 52 mins, followed by Glasgow to Fort William 3h52m scenic trip. Unfortunately, it was either raining or very misty and foggy, so vision was somewhat limited. We can’t control the weather, and kept thinking how much this would be appreciated in Australia - gentle rain. The next 10 days aren’t looking good but we’ll do what’s on offer. Our hotel for the next...

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