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Mar 31, 2012 - Whis-Skye-Ness - Isle of Skye, Inverness

Facebook photos: anyone can look at them by copy/paste this link https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151445472285707.825586.746395706&type=3&l=79e2f048ce Friday 30th The showers at the hostel were a bit dodgy. Tony tried one on the first floor and couldn’t get it to run hot, though we had been warned it was temperamental. Up on the second floor two more showers to choose from, both I in a tiny broom cupboard. The first shower would not switch on at all, Tony obviously wasn’t holding his tongue the right way! He had better luck with...

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Jun 14, 2011 - Kyleakin (Isle of Skye)

A beautiful day ahead was started with a visit to the Glenfinnan Monument in commemoration of the Jacobites, and a walk to the Glenfinnan Viaduct (steam train bridge in Harry Potter movie Chamber of Secrets). Had a lovely picnic lunch on the lawns inside a the old reined Inverlochy Castle, then a wee photo stop of Ben Nevis, the highest mountain in Scotland, standing at 1343 metres. Another wee stop on the side of the road to collect a small 450million year old stone each to love for the week. Eilean Donan Castle, the sexiest and most...

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