Blogs from Applecross, The Highlands, Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe


Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » The Highlands » Applecross May 28th 2018

We returned on the ferry in the morning from the Orkney Islands. I knew today was going to be a long driving day and we had a lot of miles to cover before reaching our next destination of Gairloch on the west coast. Our first stop along the way was at Smoo cave, a large sea cave that requires walking down a very steep staircase from the high cliffs off the roadway. The scenery along the north coast was absolutely stunning, and there were numerous white, wide sandy beaches with turquoise green water that looked more like it may have been along the Greek coast, most definitely not in Scotland. Had I not known better I would’ve thought the water was warm enough to just jump in. Well I suppose I could have, but when you ... read more
Kilt Rock
Typical single track
Hairy Coos!

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » The Highlands » Applecross September 20th 2013

Was Ireland better or Scotland better? ... read more
Gap of Dunloe, Ireland
Inch Beach Ireland

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » The Highlands » Applecross July 3rd 2011

We have to have new luggage!! Ours isn't big enough for a 2 week stay. Doug: This new one is so big we're going to have to tow it behind the rental car. It even has mag rims.... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » The Highlands » Applecross October 15th 2008

The Scottish Highland were quite an adventure. Incredible scenery, so beautiful and so much history! ... read more
Feeding the Hairy Coo
The Three Sisters

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