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A lovely walk in the Cromdale Hills

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A lovely walk in the Cromdale Hills
The Cromdale Hills are just three miles from Grantown and can be seen from our street. Today we decided that, having looked at these hills for ten years, we would climb them at last. What a wonderful walk we had and on such a stunning day.    These hills have a reputation for being very boggy on the plateau but as we have had virtually no rain for three months we figured we would be fine, and we were. The hills were almost empty, the only other walkers a party of school...
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Happy St Andrew's Day from The Dulaig B&B!

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Happy St Andrew's Day from The Dulaig B&B!
Happy St Andrew's Day from us here at The Dulaig.  I took this photo of the Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye whilst on a boat trip from Elgol to the beautiful Loch Coruisk. I was so enthralled by the hills that only later did I see the St Andrew's cross in the sky, just like the Scottish flag!
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An "easy" walk on Skye???? I don't think so!

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An "easy" walk on Skye???? I don't think so!
Gordon and I spent a wonderful few days on the Isle of Skye, staying with Marie and Ian at The Spoons B&B. The weather was lovely and we decided to go for a "little" walk on three hills near Broadford known as the Broadford Red Hills. This is me on the first of the three, Beinn na Caillich with the ridge to the second, Beinn Dearg Mhor, straight ahead and Blaven and the Cuillins behind. There is a good description of the walk on Walk Highlands , including mention of th...
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