West Highlands Way: Scotland

Overnight on the Caledonian Sleeper sleeper. form London to the Great open Highland plains.IMG_2604A few years ago we went on a sleeper across the open plains of Mongolia and beyond. This time we departed London mid evening for a tour across the English and Scottish country side.Mostly over night leaving one county behind us and crossing the boarder towns into Scotland. At last we could experience  some fresh air.IMG_2609

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    Arriving in |fort William to take on one of the smallest mountains in the land- BenNevis just a short 8 hour climb through the scenic wilderness. IMG_2632

    The wee path starts out in the valley of the sheep and goats IMG_2640

    After a short couple of hours the path thanks to EU money-its still a gentle assent IMG_2650
    Before a little break for some much yellow brick road examination (IMG_2679.JPG The track then almost disappears  into the mountain at this point

    IMG_2678.JPG it was on for the serious mountaineers

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    back at the Base – Fort William it was time to gather and take in the scenic location in the town centre.

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    Heading back on the train the following morning to take in the west Highlands way

  • Next time:  Bonnie Prince Charles and GlenfinnanIMG_2699 

     

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