really scored with our stay at Glenfinnan. The place was
really nice and the food was good. The next morning dawned
clear but windy and crisp. We would head to Tobermory on
the Isle of Mull along back roads. The plan was to stay at
the Glengorm Castle.
The photos below are what we saw.
view of Glenfinnan House Hotel.
interior was Victorian but very comfortable.
that the "Jacobite" Train rain close to Glenfinnan so we went to
see it cross the Glenfinnan viaduct.
church was built by the same fellow that built the Glenfinnan
church is situated on the hillside that provided a great view of
church had a nice detailed statue on the facade.
inside was modest, but nice and in very good repair.
of Loch Spiel from the church was breathtaking.
traveled north from Glenfinnan and came across some salmon farms
on one of the other lochs.
The narrow road crossed some ridges that provided dramatic views of ocean bays.
was plenty of geologic activity in this area. Note the
upturned bedding at the lower right of the photo above.
not a lake, but rather a finger of the ocean. The water is
very, very clear and silt-free.
on we passed nice fields hosting sheep.
a ridge on our route to the ferry site we got a commanding view
of the ocean.
Note the clarity of the ocean water.
sheep just got out of the sheep salon. This is a
see other inlets north of the road. There were huge
volcanic headlands that dropped dramatically into the ocean.
ferry to the Isle of Mull was small; 4 cars maximum.
Toyota and another mini-suv pretty much filled the cargo area on
to Mull gave us nice views of the volcanic headlands.
Mull we could see one of their lighthouses.
boat, the Jacobite, was coming in from working.
destination for the night is Glengorm castle. Kathleen
found this place and booked it. Neither Steve nor I were
prepared for what was to come.
point at the castle had a spectacular view of the ocean.
the ocean side of Glengorm.
downstairs entry area.
The "whiskey library".
whiskey library was well stocked. Now, after all these
years, I can actually say that I am well read. Each one
tastes different, but they all have the same
sleeping quarters after we thrashed the bed with our junk.
Kathleen had reserved a two bedroom apartment with multiple
we had a large living room.
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