Day 2. Rain !

Finished Day 2.. and the time wasn’t too bad. Got lost in Fort William then the place I’m staying is miles up this road in the hills. But showered, watered.. and soon to be fed. Just before Inverness you cross the Black Isle.. which starts with a long slow...

Day 1.. Done !

Am settled into a slightly odd (and very empty) hotel at the end of Day 1. 96 miles in 9 or so hours. Am pretty tired. Started with a sun rise and no rain.. but as I plodded along, it alternated between sun and rain most of the day. Bloody pain in the arse ! And...

The last supper…

Sitting here in the bar at the Seaview Hotel at John O’Groats, watching a grey sky. It rained on me cycling in… not much, but enough to worry me! But I can’t change the weather, so it’s onwards and south tomorrow. Treating my self to a slightly...

Still heading North

Sat on the train heading North from Inverness. As the miles fly by, all I can think of is having to cycle back !! Luckily the hills along the coast here don’t look bad and the scenery is pretty amazing. Just need to get up to Wick.. stretch my legs for an hour...

And I’m off…

Finally off. The last few days have been painful.. not physically but mentally. Waiting for this moment. The train pulled out of Euston exactly on time.. and to say my cabin is small would be an understatement. But it’s a bed for the night.. and after dinner (in...