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Scotland Highlands Tour

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Today, our small group commenced Fort William and then proceeded as follows:

-Inverlochy Castle, a magnificent ruin near to Fort William with free entry.

-A scenic view of Fort William from nearby Corpach.

-Glenfinnan, to visit the monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie and witness the famous Jacobite Express Steam Train chugging across the viaduct.

-Ferry from Mallaig to Armadale, Skye. A nice mini-cruise in glorious weather with added bonus of impromptu on board entertainment by a small group of young lady traditional Scottish music entertainers.

-Pub lunch at Eilean Iarmain, superb views at waters edge .Also art gallery and Gaelic Whisky shop.

-Visit artist gallery at Broadford, Skye.

-Across Skye Bridge to Eilean Donan Castle (photo opps) and then on up to Castle Urquhart on famous Loch Ness.

-Back to Fort William via Fort Augustus (pub meal) and then on down the Great Glen tracking various lochs in the clear late evening sunlight.

A great day! Watch this space for tomorrow's tour record.


posted by Catswhiskers @ 2:24 PM 


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