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Trebuchet at Castle Urquhart, Scotland

This morning we travelled from Kirkwall on Orkney to Fort William in the Scottish Highlands.

First stage was transfer from Kirkwall to Stromness where we connected with the 11.00 am ferry crossing to Scrabster on the Scottish mainland. The crossing ran on time and took ninety minutes.

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Owl at Dunrobin Castle, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Inverness and drove north on the A9 to the Black Isle (not an island). First we called in at the viewpoint of Chanonry Point where we spotted Bottle-Nosed Dolphins hunting for fish. Next to the attractive village of Cromarty at the northern tip of the ‘isle’. We briefly explored the pleasant village and availed of a refreshment stop.

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Highland Cow at Cawdor Castle, Scotland

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Dunkeld, central Scotland and drove north, along the A9 to our first stop at Aviemore where we stopped for a coffee break at the Mountain Cafe. Aviemore is a Highlands town focused on outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking and water sports. The Mountain Cafe is renowned for the quality of its produce, and good views over mountains to the south.

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