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My travels in Europe:
Driving by car in Scotland


Eleven days by car in Scotland, part 5:

  1. Day 1 - 3: Scotland: Edinburgh - Burntisland - St Andrews - Perth - Aviemore
  2. Day 4 - 5: Scotland: Aviemore - Drumnadrochit - Gairloch - Kinlochewe
  3. Day 6 - 6: Scotland: Kinlochewe - Applecross - Broadford
  4. Day 7 - 8: Scotland: Broadford - Dunvegan - Staffin - Fort Augustus
  5. Day 9 - 9: Scotland: Fort Augustus - Kinlocleven - Bridge of Orchy - Lochawe*
  6. Day 10 - 11: Scotland: Lochawe - Dunstaffnage - Inveraray - Tyndrom - Loch Katrine - Edinburgh

Fort Augustus to Lochawe, part 5:

Map of driving day 9, Fort Augustus to Lochawe, 168 km:


Fort Augustus:

Fort Augustus

In the morning when we shall leave Fort Augustus we meet two Swedish girls. They are preparing a walk along Loch Ness. Very big and heavy package.


Lochaber:

Lochaber, United We Conquer

"United We Conquer" The Commando Memorial dedicated to the memory of all Commandos who gave their lives in the 1939-1945 War.


Inverlochy:

Inverlochy Castle

Inverlochy Castle, one of the few castles to survive the Wars of Independence 1296-1357.


Inverlochy Castle


Inverlochy Castle


Inverlochy Castle


Kinlocleven:

Kinlocleven

We drive around the Loch Leven.


Kinlocleven


Kinlocleven


Kinlocleven


Kinlocleven


Kinlocleven

Kinlocleven and it's river is a popular fishing place, the lake we passed is Loch Leven.


Kinlocleven

It was a nonconformist meeting here in a tent in Kinloch, a lot of people had come to listen to that.


Kinlocleven

Many and big hydro pipes, it must be a Hydro power station nearby.


Kinlocleven


Glencoe:

Glencoe Memorial

A memorial for those 38 MacDonalds of Glencoe that were massacred in this area 1692.


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Clachaigh:

Clachaigh

Clachaigh.


Clachaigh Inn

Clachaigh Inn, here we stay for a lunch and enjoyed the view over the mountains.


Altnafeadh:

Altnafeadh:

The police stopped us here, there was a movie recording out on the field, we don't know which movie.


Altnafeadh


Bridge of Orchy:

Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

Here we made a shortcut and follow the River Orchy.


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

Eas Urchaidh Waterfall.


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

Hmm... Stargate?


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

The water flows from Loch Tulla to Loch Awe.


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

We found a very rusty bridge crossing the river Orchy.


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy


Bridge of Orchy, River Orchy

This was the last to see this day, we found a B&B in nearby Lochawe. Fine place with the pub "The Tight Line" in walking distance. A coffee, a beer and something stronger. In the morning our host gave us a tips to visit a nearby church.

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