Littlest Peak

“It’s fifteen minutes to the top“ “How, it’s a hill” “That’s what it says” “It’s a stone hut at the top of a hill – if it was quick to get to by foot, it wouldn’t have been put there” The Dun na Cuaiche walk begins at Inverary Castle, and winds its merry way through…

Sound of Silence

Kilchattan Bay. Save for a dozen houses and part of the West Island Way (not to be confused with the West Highland Way), there is nothing here.Like many of the isles opposite the mainland’s West coast, these were once their busy trading ports, the water’s highways once filled with boats and ships of all power…

Blocked By Cloud

A sunny (for Scotland) day, only to be photobombed by a cloud. *insert joke on how the best thing about Rothesay is leaving it, and possibly get lambasted by a bunch of Westerners for it, even though, come on guys, it is slightly true* CHECK-IN: Since our return from the West coast, there’s been my…

Backseat Shooter

Shooting out the back window? Fine. But from the front seat? Experimental.Driving around Loch Gilp, and through (the aptly named) Lochgilphead, is a damn fine sight. Admittedly, I could’ve waited five minutes for a better view, but impatience got the better of me and I wound up taking any angle I could get. CHECK-IN: After…