Friday, 23 September 2011

Skye to Gairloch

Highlands holiday - Day 5.

Today I moved on from Skye to Gailoch, it can be the most beautiful drive. Down through Skye and then over the bridge. Up past Loch Carron and over the 2400 ft Beallach na Ba pass and into Applecross, followed by a coastal adventure to Torridon, then finally up past Loch Maree to Gairloch........
.......buy today was the worst day of the holiday, it threw it down non-stop so I stuck to the A roads all the way.

I made a short detour down Torridon in the hope that the weather would break....it didn't.

Loch Clare, Torridon


Loch Clare, Torridon



Laithach, Torridon



Laithach, Torridon


River at Annat, Torridon


River at Annat, Torridon.

A journey of two halves.

It was one of those all too frequent occasions when the weather forecast had a big wad of thick cloud and rain hanging over Cumbria whilst ...