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Jul 12, 2015 - Day 3: Rowardennan -> Crianlarich

So we are now halfway in time and distance having arrived safely, but tired in Crianlarich just before 7pm. Again it has been a day of two halves as this morning’s walk was relatively gentle, initially following a farm track through the wooded east bank of Loch Lomond to reach Inversnaid just in time for lunch. It is only when you view a landscape at this slow pace that you realise just how vast it is. We started along the shore at lunch yesterday and the end of the Loch is still not in sight. If I’d realised we would have had lunch at the...

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Sep 5, 2012 - The Hills are alive

5 Sept 12 We were up abit earlier today as we had travel to Armadale at the southern end of the island to catch the 10:10 ferry to Mallaig. We had a "continental" breakfast and packed quickly. Then we farewlled Ena and headed off. The weather was reasonable, so we got to see the spectacular mountains at the southern end of Skye. But we had to keep moving, snapping the odd picture when we could. We got there in plenty of time, and our tickets were ready for us. While we waited for the ferry, the rain started, but was gone again before the...

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Aug 4, 2009 - Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe

Kilchurn Castle has certainly been my favorite so far. It is located on the northern reach of Loch Awe and is so picturesque that it feels right out of a movie. Of the two types of castles… those on the main trail that are swamped with tourist buses and those that you have to search for and will enjoy largely in seclusion, Kilchurn is the latter. In fact, for a castle that the Historic Scotland Preservation Society lists as one of the top ten castles in Scotland it is amazing that there isn’t even a single sign on the roadway marking were...

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