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Highland Cow, Mull, Scotland

Today was again characterised by sunshine, warm temperatures and blue skies.

We departed our lodgings at Craignure, Mull, drove west for thirty-seven miles along a single track road to our initial destination of Fionnphort where we caught the 9.55 am ferry to Iona.

Read more on Tour Mull, Iona and Staffa…

River Spey at Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland

This evening, I am reporting on Grantown-on-Spey (pop 2000)  which was founded in 1766 when it was established as a discrete ,planned town (unusual for its day in Scotland) by James Grant. The town grew and prospered and today its attractive silver granite buildings are home to a wide number of shops, guest houses, hotels, restaurants and families. Grantown is very well positioned for touring the Speyside whisky distilleries. In the locality there are opportunities for salmon fishing, water sports, hiking, bird watching and visiting gardens.

Read more on Visit Grantown-on-Spey…

Himalayan Poppy at Howick Hall Gardens, England

This evening, I am posting information covering the past two days of tours, May 28th and May 29th. On evening of 28th internet access was not available.

Read more on Tour England and Scotland, Tour Britain…