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Scotland: Three Days on a Remote Peninsula – Part 1

A bothy or old ruins along the stalker path on Knoydart Peninsula, ScotlandWhat happens when one decides to go off the beaten (American) path in Scotland? One winds up with an experience far surpassing what they hoped. Continue reading


Scotland: The Beauty of the Western Highlands from a Train

fence and hills in the western highlands of scotland

If you want to see beautiful country, take a train.  It doesn’t matter if you’re traveling Scotland, the U.S. or Bulgaria – give it a go. Continue reading

Scotland (on cell phone): Silver Sands of Morar and the Old Haunt of Edinburgh

We rolled out mid-morning from the Knoydart Bunkhouse I originally planned on heading off to Stirling the day we returned to Mallaig (April 28), but then I reminded myself I was on vacation and running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off wasn’t on my agenda, so I shot an email off to Fiona #2 who runs the beautiful B&B I stayed at before leaving for Knoydart and booked myself another night at Seaview Guest House.

Leaving Knoydart Peninsula on the Ferry

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Northern Ireland to the Highlands of Scotland (on cell phone): A Missing Bite Valve, a Train, and a Viaduct

Glenfinnan Viaduct - Famous for the Hogwarts (Jacobite) Train - taken from ScotRail train heading to Mallaig, Scotland - April 2014

Given this is the second time I’m having to write this, I think I’ll go with cliff notes until I post the camera photos.
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