This morning, we departed our overnight lodgings at Inveraray and progressed northwards as follows:

Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe. Impressive ruin which we viewed from the road.

Kilchurn Castle, Argyll,

Kilchurn Castle, Argyll, Scotland

Rannoch Moor and Glencoe. Rugged Highland scenery and link with historic 1692 massacre of over 30 members of Clan MacDonald. We called in at the Visitor Centre and then drove through the village which sits on edge of Loch Leven.

Piper at Glencoe

Piper at Glencoe, Scotland

Highland Scenery at Glencoe

Highland Scenery at Glencoe, Scotland

 

Fort William tracking Loch Linnhe. First we drove down Glen Nevis past the base of Ben Nevis to visit Lower Falls then back to Fort William for shopping.

Lower Falls, Glen Nevis

Lower Falls, Glen Nevis, Scotland

Main Street, Fort William

Main Street, Fort William, Scotland

 

Fort Augustus at foot of Loch Ness. A short stop here to visit the Loch.

Caledonian Canal, Fort Augustus

Caledonian Canal, Fort Augustus, Scotland

Castle Urquhart  on Loch Ness. The best spot to view this famous site. We availed of light refreshment here.

Castle Urquhart, Loch Ness

Castle Urquhart, Loch Ness, Scotland

Inverness. This is self-styled capital of the Highlands. Shopping, exploring and dinner then to our overnight lodgings.

Inverness Castle, Highlands,

Inverness Castle, Highlands, Scotland

River Ness, Inverness

River Ness, Inverness, Scotland

 

On our travels today we encountered a very serious road accident near Drumnadrochit and near miss with a deer running along the road. Weather was mixed with sunshine and occasional heavy showers.

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