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Travel Report: Beoraid Cemetery, Morar, Scotland.

Beoraid Cemetery, Morar. June 2019. Beoraid Cemetery is just a few minutes drive from Our Lady of Perpetual Succour & St Cumin’s Church near the Scottish town of Morar. With virtually zero information online to provide a historical overview, I was happy to be led by brother-in-law Thomas. In fact, he’d been here before and knew […]

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Travel Report: Our Lady of Perpetual Succour & St Cumin’s Church, Scotland.

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour & St Cumin’s Church, Scotland. June 2019. There are some truly lovely spots in and around The Silver Sands near the Scottish village of Morar. After an hour wandering along the beach, we jumped back into the car and made the twelve minute drive to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour […]

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Travel Report: The Silver Sands of Morar, Scotland.

The Silver Sands of Morar. June 2019. When the sun is shining and the sky is blue, I swear Scotland might just be the most beautiful country on Planet Earth. Think of the world’s most stunning beaches and I’m guessing most people wouldn’t find a place for Scotland. When I think about my own most […]

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Travel Report: The Commando Memorial, Scotland.

The Commando Memorial, Scotland July 2019. It was a summer’s afternoon in Scotland, but hell you wouldn’t have known it. Spackles and I were driving down the A82 on the way to Loch Ness when, suddenly, he announced an unplanned pitstop. “The Commando Memorial is just over there!” he said, straining his eyes at the […]

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Travel Report: Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery, Macau.

February 2018. I’m not really into motorbikes. In fact, let me revise that, I couldn’t care less. But Wonderboy LOVES them, hence I knew we’d be checking out Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery from the moment he saw the big billboard. Street Steel lies inside Kam Kek Paradise Casino on Avenida de Amazade. The […]

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Travel Report: Fort William Town Centre, Scotland.

Fort William Town Centre. May 2019. Poor old Fort William. As a town it’s always had a bad rap. And for the most part, it only has itself to blame. I’ve always wondered why the town is so uncompromisingly grey and neglected. And why it falls so short in terms of sights, stores and general […]

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Travel Report: Corpach, Scotland.

Corpach, Scotland. The village of Corpach is yet another stunning spot in the Lochaber region of The Scottish Highlands. Situated at the entrance of The Caledonian Canal on the edge of Loch Linnhe, the natural beauty on offer here is every bit as lovely as in neighbouring Banavie and nearby Fort William. In fact, whenever […]

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Travel Report: The Moorings Hotel – Banavie, Scotland.

If you’re coming to Banavie and looking for a roof over your head, the swankiest place in the village is The Moorings Hotel. You can find it located right on the banks of The Caledonian Canal at the beginning of the The Great Glen Way hike from Banavie to Gairlochy. The Moorings is just a […]

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Travel Report: The Great Glen Way, Banavie to Gairlochy.

They say that The Great Glen Way in Scotland is one of the world’s most spectacular hiking routes. Stretching over 118 kilometres, this long distance path connects the southwest town of Fort William and the northeast cathedral city of Inverness. To conquer it in full there are nine stages to tackle. Furthermore, each leg offers up […]

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Travel Report: Banavie, Scotland.

Banavie, Scotland. The tiny settlement of Banavie in Scotland lies within the Lochaber region of The Highlands. Located just four miles from the town of Fort William and the walking trails of Britain’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, Banavie is a great base from which to discover the region’s vast natural beauty. Furthermore, this little village […]

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