In the beginning of May, when my boyfriend R came to visit me in Scotland, we were determined to see the supposedly magical Isle of Skye. As we’d heard that moving around the island would be tricky without a car, we decided to rent one and set out on a roadtrip through the Highlands towards […]
Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles, with a healthy height of 1345 metres. It is located close to Fort William, but isn’t visible from the town because a much lower hill called Cow Hill (about 455 metres high) blocks the view. When we were planning our Highland trip with my friends […]
In addition to Glencoe, another highlight of our Highland trip was the visit to Glenfinnan, which is an interesting place for many different reasons. Firstly, the scenery is quite stunning. Glenfinnan is on the shore of Loch Shiel, a loch with dramatic hills rising up from its shores. Secondly, the place is historically remarkable – […]
Our third day in the Scottish Highlands was the one I’d looked forward to perhaps the most, since it was the day that we’d finally get to explore the majestic Glencoe properly (instead of just seeing it from the window of a bus). Glencoe is one of Scotland’s most famous valleys, partly because of its […]
I’ve now been home in Finland for a bit over two weeks. And it feels really good. Even though I loved being in Scotland more than I could’ve ever imagined, I’m kind of relieved that the experience is all over now. I’m relieved that everything went well, and that now I can focus on catching my breath […]
On our second day in the Highlands – and our first day of hiking -, we decided to take this easy hiking route up to Scotland’s second highest waterfall, the Steall Falls. The problem was, it was quite the walk from our hostel to the starting point of the route, and since it wasn’t summertime […]
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