Waterfall at Glencoe.

This morning, we travelled down from Fort William in the Scottish Highlands to Glasgow. Weather was characterised by heavy rain and poor visibility in the morning with conditions improving during the afternoon.

First, through Glencoe to Glen Etive, a rugged and remote valley through which flows the River Etive. This location has become famous since featuring in the James Bond film, Skyfall.

The rain did have a positive effect in producing torrents of water and waterfalls falling off the mountains. At foot of Glen Etive we encountered two small herds of red deer.

River Etive.

Mountain stream in full spate at Glen Etive.

Glen Etive Scenery.

Glen Etive Scenery.

Glen Etive landscape.

Red Deer at Glen Etive

Video clip of drive through Glen Etive.

After a round trip lasting over one hour through Glen Etive we called in at the Glencoe Ski Centre Cafe for refreshments before moving on, across Rannoch Moor and down in altitude to Loch Lomond where we called in at the popular village of Luss.

Glencoe Ski Centre.

Blackrock Cottage at Glencoe.

Ben Lomond at Loch Lomond.

Cottage at Luss.

Luss Church.

Next, across to the Firth of Clyde and Faslane and then we tracked the Clyde through Rhu, Helensburgh and Cardross to Dumbarton where we stopped near the ancient castle to view the Clyde.

Firth of Clyde at Dumbarton

Dumbarton Castle

Next, to Pollock Park in Glasgow to photograph the Highland Cows which roam there.

Finally, we moved on to central Glasgow where guests checked in to their hotel for the night.

Tomorrow, we tour Glasgow.

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