Overnight on the Caledonian Sleeper sleeper. form London to the Great open Highland plains.A 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.
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.
The wee path starts out in the valley of the sheep and goats
After a short couple of hours the path thanks to EU money-its still a gentle assent
Before a little break for some much yellow brick road examination ( The track then almost disappears into the mountain at this point
it was on for the serious mountaineers
back at the Base – Fort William it was time to gather and take in the scenic location in the town centre.
Heading back on the train the following morning to take in the west Highlands way
- Next time: Bonnie Prince Charles and Glenfinnan