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Soraidh, Alba!

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 1, 2019 – 22:32

Today, after a little bit of Scottish city sightseeing, I made it back to England and after a drive of 238 miles I’ve arrived in Preston, Lancashire, to grab a few hours rest before I drive to work.

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Back on the Mainland

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 1, 2019 – 10:08

The best part of 120 miles without much in the way of traffic and I did the whole journey from Strathpeffer to Perth without stopping. Would have been quite a scenic drive had it not been dark…

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Isle of Lewis Sightseeing

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 31, 2019 – 07:53

I’ve often heard it said you get four seasons in one day fairly frequently in the Outer Hebrides. Yesterday was no exception to this. Friday was a day of contrasts; rain in the morning and Sunshine in the afternoon.

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Scenic Drive Through Harris & Lewis

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 30, 2019 – 09:31

This morning I am in my final Hebridean destination before I return to the mainland and start driving back down South. Yesterday after a 135 mile drive and a ferry journey I reached Stornoway.

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South Uist to Berneray

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 29, 2019 – 08:09

Yesterday was the one dry day we’ve had in the Western Isles since I got here at the weekend, and I spent the day doing a road trip to Berneray – a round trip of 150 miles.

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Island Hopping

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 28, 2019 – 08:02

My Scottish island hopping adventure continues: Yesterday I travelled on to my next island and today I wake up in the village of Lochboisdale on South Uist.

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Ferry to the Outer Hebrides

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 26, 2019 – 08:06

After a journey of 3 days I arrived yesterday evening on the Isle of Barra, in the Outer Hebrides.

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Long Drive to Scotland

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 25, 2019 – 09:44

I’ve spent much of the last couple of days on the road, driving to Scotland for a week long holiday in the Outer Hebrides. At just under 500 miles the German border is closer to home than where I am now! I’m keeping this blog short because my room’s quite warm and I want to […]

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Holiday Countdown (Again)… and International Left Handers Day

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 18, 2019 – 20:13

Firstly, a belated Happy International Left Handers Day – That occurred othis week, on Tuesday 13th August.

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1-Night Trip To the Isle of Arran

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 19, 2018 – 23:43

At the weekend I drove up North for a short weekend in Scotland. My Grandmother came from Scotland and I promised her back in January that I would visit Scotland for the first time before the year is out. This I have now done – It’s just a shame that she’s no longer around to hear about it.

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