Daily Archives: July 4, 2012

Oban to Fort William (Day 23)

We explored Oban a bit in the morning before beginning to make our way north to Fort William for a very important excursion tomorrow…. Oban is a picturesque and charming seaside town in the midst of very dramatic coastal scenery. … Continue reading

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S. Uist to Oban: Standby and a Six Hour Cruise (Day 22)

This morning we were hopeful.  We had a great night of sleep, a big breakfast, and packed up at a slow pace to prepare for our long wait at the ferry at Lochboisdale.  We arrived very early to assure our … Continue reading

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South Uist: Full Ferries, Eriskay, Lochboisdale, and a Beach (Day 21)

We had a rough night.  The wind howled through the night.  Gusts were powerful enough to sway the van from side to side and make loud noises in the tarp on the pop-top.  Amazingly, the kids slept right through it … Continue reading

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South Uist: Tobha Mòr and Deep Fried Haggis (Day 20)

Hot showers, clean clothes, and a warm breakfast made for an excellent (if slow) start to our day.  Once Heidi was warmed up we continued our trek down the island, stopping whenever we saw something of interest.  One of our first … Continue reading

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