Highland way: a walk on Scotland’s Ardnish peninsula

This rugged, now uninhabited landscape of remote lochs and ancient woodland has an austere beauty and reminders of Bonnie Prince Charlie, crofters and Vikings

Scotland – Dornoch – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Island, and more

The following is an extract from the book – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more I had the great pleasure of visiting Dornoch in Scotland today. Dornoch is most famous for its golf links. The town looked lovely in the late summer sunshine. I had a coffee at the Dornoch Patisserie and Cafe and foundContinue reading “Scotland – Dornoch – Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Island, and more”

Loch Maree in Scotland

An extract from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more My next spectacular view was of Loch Maree from Glen Docherty, which I had all to myself. Loch Maree is the fourth largest freshwater loch in Scotland and is approximately 20 kilometres long. The road wound down the glen disappearing into a patch ofContinue reading “Loch Maree in Scotland”

Nassau in the Bahamas

An extract from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Head east along Bay Street and then up Elizabeth Avenue to see Nassau’s most interesting sight. The Queen’s staircase is in a gorge that was hollowed out of the ground by 6,000 slaves using six-inch long chisels, just to provide a potential escape routeContinue reading “Nassau in the Bahamas”

Great Railway Journeys – Glasgow to Mallaig

My favourite mode of transportation is the train and this September I intend to travel on the West Highland Line from Glasgow to Mallaig in Scotland. The following article gives a wonderful introduction to this beautiful journey. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/journeysbyrail/9907006/Glasgow-to-Mallaig-Great-Train-Journeys.html