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Maps 15, 16 & 17


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Today started early, and for me that is never easy. My alarm went off at 5.30am and I was on the ferry out of Stornoway at 7am. The sun, which had shown scant interest in the place on my visits thus far, stuck 2 fingers up at the forecast of heavy rain and made it […]

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03 Huisnis to Dunrobin Castle

Map 14 – The Golden Road


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After yesterday’s good weather and memorable cycling, it was a disappointment to see heavy rain start in Tarbert around breakfast time this morning. I was really hoping for better. Still, things have a habit of working out. I thought final checkout was 10am; but they told me it was actually 11am, so I went back […]

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03 Huisnis to Dunrobin Castle

Map 13 – Huisinis Heaven


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When Douglas Adams told us the meaning of life, the universe and everything was 42, I am willing to bet he had never cycled the  B887 between Tarbert and Huisinis, on the Isle of Harris, on a gorgeous evening. Since we sadly can’t ask him any longer, I am going to assume I’m right. Because […]

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03 Huisnis to Dunrobin Castle

Day 14 – Back to Stornoway


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Skin, it is said, is waterproof. Lycra, on the other hand, is not. Good news, then, that on a day of some dampness, my legs were bare from the knee down. The weather was reasonable this morning in Inverness, and I enjoyed a breakfast latte with my Tesco meal deal triple pack bacon and egg […]