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Day fourteen – Ardnamurchan and Moidart, tough but rewarding

The title of this installment reminds me of Southwark bells: tough but rewarding. Our plan is to make them less tough but just as rewarding. I had a good night’s sleep despite the rain showers. Awoke and arose at 7.15, … Continue reading

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Day thirteen – Island hopping to the Westerly point

This morning I overslept and awoke at 7.45. So a quick shower before breakfast… except that it then started to rain, so breakfast was skipped, or at least was changed to an apple. For the third day in a row … Continue reading

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Day twelve – Rain in Argyle leads to the gateway to the Isles.

It rained overnight, and was still raining when I went for my shower. It stopped long enough to cook breakfast, but then started up again. I packed my bags and then waited in the tent for a break in the … Continue reading

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Day eleven – reaching and crossing the Clyde

It had rained overnight, so the tent was wet when I packed up. The lack of showering facilities, and that I couldn’t wash up last night’s pots to cook breakfast, meant that I got an early start, and was on … Continue reading

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Day ten – back on the road

This was only really the evening. By the time I had got back to Dumfries from Somerset it was about 5pm. This was an hour later than expected because the previous train from Carlisle had been cancelled due to a … Continue reading

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Day nine – Difficulties of a much more pleasant nature, and reaching the half way mark

With no banana to keep me company in my nice new sleeping bag, I overslept this morning. I managed to be a bit more efficient in my getting ready though, so I still managed to be on the road at … Continue reading

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