Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Divach Falls or Dhivach Falls/ Drumnadrochit

It was a cool morning of the 17th of May when I ventured out in search of the falls.  Dhivach Falls.  Later in the day, I found out that I spent an extra hour going the “long” way to find these beautiful falls.  Oh well!  I had discovered I did that a lot.  My north …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Can you say Drumnadrochit? Where was Nessie? Hiding in Loch Ness?

Drumnadrochit It’s Gaelic for sure.  As are most of the names of towns and villages and such I believe in Scotland.  🙂  Loch Ness and Nessie all of it so wonderful yes?  Urquhart Castle.  So beautiful.  I arrived there via bus in the morning and heading up the road to my hostel.  I stopped at …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Inverness

Inverness.  The capital of the Highlands.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inverness The  beautiful River Ness runs through it.  I arrived here after the Isle of Lewis and was going to be going to a Highland Games event at Gordon Castle.  The Highland Games are traditionally in spring and summer.  I was able to take a bus from Inverness and …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Callanish Standing Stones

The Callanish Standing Stones.  Then name envokes mystery.  A place I have longed to see.  It is located on the Isle of Lewis.  I  arrived on Lewis via Harris that all started on a ferry.  https://sacredsites.com/europe/scotland/callanish_stones_isle_of_lewis.html It did not take too long to get from Skye to Lewis on the bus.  I was looking forward to …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Touring Skye in 8 hours!

The Isle of Skye Just the name sounds heavenly.  Driving over the bridge to Skye is a wonder to see.  I have to admit, this trip in 2016, my photos were either tons or few and on Skye, it was hit or miss.  I have mentioned that I had to use a tablet because the …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Come and see the Dinosaurs at Staffin Bay Beach!

  Dinosaurs!!  https://scotland.nordicvisitor.com/travel-guide/attractions/scottish-isles/isle-of-skye/staffin-an-corran-beach/ . I had read about them before getting here and I told my oldest daughter I would find them and take my shoes off and put my foot where their foot was.  Well, I found them, but alas, the tide was rising, it was sooooo sooooo slippery and we had minutes to get back …

Scotland 2016, Travels in the United Kingdom

Eilean Donan Castle

Eilean Donan Castle.  May 10th 2016.   http://www.eileandonancastle.com/about/.  Super duper popular castle as I found out during my research and could not wait to see it.  I passed it by on my way to Skye and took the same bus back the next morning.  I got there before it opened, most of my time I was …

Tips and Hints, Travels in the United Kingdom

Tips and Hints Part 3

I thought I would put together another tips and hints for the single female traveler or a female traveler or just traveler traveling to the United Kingdom and I pretty sure most of Europe give or take a few differences.  If taking an adventure by yourself, the first time, fifteen times or just need a …