After Denis and Pam left, Helen and Neil sailed North to Sheildaig on Loch Torridon. Biggest problem was eating our way through the food our guests had bought through the summer. They always wanted to make sure we had "enough"
One of our stops was at Elian Donan castle, perhaps the most photographed castle in Scotland. We had great weather, so took a few more photos.
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castle is several hundred years old, and was restored to roughly its
original condition by a descendant of the original clan chiefs who married a
wealthy woman about 100 years ago. They spend about 35 years on the
Well worth a visit, but no photos allowed inside.
|We spent an agreeable few days in Plockton, which as more to offer than just the two sunsets here.|
far north as Plockton, the villages are small, and very laid back.
In Duirnish, the cows mow the village green, while the "village" on Rona has only 3 inhabitants.
Both have good natural anchorages.
stopped in Portree on Skye for a few days, and anchored beside Gary and
Leslie on Spellbound, with the Cuillins in the background.
Heading South for the winter, we passed Ardnamurchan Point, the Westernmost part of the British mainland at good speed.
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