Month: August 2017

Wester Ross

We expected this to be another day of narrow twisting roads punctuated by stops to take in stunning views. It was that and more. I had included Applecross, our destination for tonight, because the North […]

The North-West

We saw little sunshine today but not much rain either. The sky was mostly cloudy through the day with occasional glimpses of blue and sunshine until after dinner when we have full blue sky. We […]

Top end

Our target for today was John O’Groats, as far north as it is possible to go on the island of Great Britain. That was a distance of about 200 km and the estimated driving time […]

Majella again

Six weeks almost done, six weeks to go. We’ve shared our adventures with some good friends along the way and are really looking forward to catching up with family at the end of this month. […]

Around Inverness

The weather forecast for today was wet. In fact, we had seen signs on the highway with a yellow warning predicting heavy rain. It was not going to be a day for extensive outdoor pursuits […]

Kombi glamping

Charles and Cathy were wonderful hosts and we had a great time with them and around Edinburgh but today was time to move on to our next series of adventures around more northern parts of […]

More in Edinburgh

Today was based around plans and bookings we had made yesterday to see a couple of Edinburgh attractions before meeting up with the Michies for dinner. That put some fixed points in our schedule but […]

Edinburgh Tattoo

This was always going to be a long day with a late night. Months ago Charles had suggested that we go to the Edinburgh Tattoo while here and we had accepted that suggestion with enthusiasm. […]

Welcomed by Michies

We have been blessed with well timed weather. Yesterday was mostly sunny for our day around the Lake District. This morning we awoke to find it raining but we expected to be traveling or inside […]

Lake District

We were here because over the years I had heard so much about the Lake District of England as the source of literature and art. More recently I have seen many beautiful photographs from the […]