Mountain: a movie that reaches new peaks of cinematography

Prepare to be taken to dizzying heights as a new documentary explores the physical beauty of the world’s highest places in ‘an exhilarating game of vertical pinball’

Tain in Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Next it was back down the A9 to Tain, bypassing the Glenmorangie distillery, which I would have visited if the weather hadn’t been so warm and sunny. Tain was made a royal burgh in 1066 making it the oldest in Scotland. This was largely becauseContinue reading “Tain in Scotland”

Inverness to Ullapool via Plockton, Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Driving down the western side of Loch Ness I was vaguely aware of a large body of water through the trees on the left-hand side of the road. At Drumnadrochit I became acutely aware of a thriving industry based on the Nessie legend. I decidedContinue reading “Inverness to Ullapool via Plockton, Scotland”

Assynt, Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more I was heading to the region called Assynt, a word derived from the Norse for rocky ridge seen from afar. Driving out of Ullapool on the A835 I soon arrived at Ardmair Bay and immediately pulled on to the side of the road to takeContinue reading “Assynt, Scotland”