walking and writing

Trails and trials of the writer who walks

West Highland Way, May 19th

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Today is a rest day. I have to complete the trail of course by walking the 2 ½ miles into Fort William and photographing the statue at the new ‘end of the West Highland Way’. It’s now next to Wetherspoons in the town centre. Previously it was at a non-descript roundabout.

After doing my duty in that respect, I take a cruise around Loch Linnhe which is unexpectedly good value at £14 as it takes in sightings of sunbathing seals and a porpoise at close quarters. Checking the weather forecast, with the help of free wi-fi in Wetherspoons, the next day promises quite clear skies so I decide to tackle Ben Nevis – the access track is right outside the hostel door, so it would be rude not to.

 

 

 

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This entry was posted on May 28, 2014 by in Walking and tagged , , .
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