This morning, we departed our lodgings in Glasgow and headed North West, tracking Loch Lomond through Tarbet to our first stop at Inveranan, N. Loch Lomond where we stopped for photos of water cascading off the mountain following recent heavy rains.

Mountain Stream, Inveranan

Mountain Stream, Inveranan, Scotland

Next, we continued north, through Tyndrum and then Rannoch Moor where we witnessed a vibrant rainbow. Then on to Glencoe Visitor Centre where we availed of a light lunch. Next we tracked Loch Linnhe to Fort William and then along Glen Nevis by which time the (wet) weather was beginning to ease.

Rainbow, Rannoch Moor

Rainbow, Rannoch Moor, Scotland

Next to nearby Old Inverlochy Castle which is a well preserved specimen of a 13th century castle, being originally the power base of the Comyn family.

Old Inverlochy Castle, Fort William

Old Inverlochy Castle, Fort William, Scotland

Next, we drove towards Mallaig, stopping at Glenfinnan to view and photograph the monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the nearby viaduct now known as the ‘Harry Potter’ Bridge.

Glenfinnan Monument, Loch Shiel

Glenfinnan Monument, Loch Shiel, Scotland

Next to Mallaig with a brief stop to photograph the Jacobite Express (steam train) as it thundered towards Glenfinnan.

On arrival at Mallaig we had a short wait to connect with the ferry to Armadale, Isle of Skye.

Mallaig Harbour,

Mallaig Harbour, West of Scotland

En-route to our lodgings in Broadford we stopped for photographs of Isleornsay.

Isleornsay, Skye

Isleornsay, Skye, Scotland

We duly arrived at Broadford where, in the evening, guests dined at Creelers Restaurant.

Tomorrow, we tour Skye.

Be Sociable, Share!