Another day, another long drive; but if I hadn’t come right along Loch Tay (annoyingly, fortunately? in the dark), if I hadn’t woken up in Killin, would I have known anything about the Falls of Dochart?»
Having arrived in Lochinver, without any real plan, I was more than happy to find the weather and location would combine to fulfill my “model” day for the trip – one hike in the morning and another later in the day. I retraced my route from the day before »
Today is a day for moving my base, from Dundonnell to Gairloch. It started out bright enough, and I had a great time climbing up alongside Ardessie Falls. It was as if the whole hillside was alive with water, with the actual occasional falls as highlights. Perhaps most amazing »
Here I am in Scotland again, and without any thought of this before I left home, I have started by photographing a couple of scenes from when I was here in the spring.
Rogie Falls is just a stone’s throw from Inverness, plus a short hike. This time I did »
This was the second part of our trip to the Pacific North West.
Ahead of the eclipse, the traffic coming down I-5, particularly getting past Seattle, was just incredible; it took us over 3 hours to go from Everett to past Olympia. And there were all these signs on the »
Our original plans for this trip centered on meeting people, rather than getting out and about, but none of these plans came together in Washington state. Jill’s nephew decided to leave Seattle the week before we arrived, and our friend in Vancouver, BC had to cancel our meet in »
Pulling myself away from the trees at Clanach, I discovered Corrieshalloch Gorge (it sometimes seemed I’d done no research for this trip, but actually I did sort of know about the Gorge but not how amazing it, and the hiking round about, is).
The National Trust carpark for the Gorge »
Continuing on the workshop in Connemara with David Ward, we were heading N and stopped by Lough Ahalia; not surprising as there was an attractive little hut just begging to be photographed (even when (especially?) there was a steady drizzle).
It turned out this was a regular stop for »