Travel Diary/Scotland. Aug.15 (Part 1)

Goodnight London!

Friday 07/08/2015

Our last evening in London was spent with a “cheeky Nandos” waaay too spicy for my tastebuds, before heading to Euston station to embark on the Caledonian sleeper train for Fort Williams, Scotland.

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I’m not sure which one of us was the most excited. As Tom explains it, getting on the sleeper train is like time-traveling. You are in one place at one moment, you close your eyes and “Kaboom” in a puff of smoke you wake up in another land!

We left Euston station on a warm and cool evening and woke up in a compact and cosy cabin tucked under our white duvet, contemplating mountains and valleys rolling, unfolding and rolling again in front of our eyes.

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Once again, as I always do when I am faced with the breathtaking landscapes of Nordic countries, I found myself overwhelmed with joy and excitement. Taken into a tolkienesque world where adventures, trolls and dragon eggs awaits, and there we were on a Good Morning Scotland!

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Malaig to Inverie, Knoydart

Saturday 08/08/2015.

We arrived at Fort Williams around 10am, after shopping for food and a quick full Scott’ breakfast at the local Morrison, we took a replacement bus to Mallaig.

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Upon arrival we realised the shuttle service we were hoping to use to get to Inverie, only ran from Wednesday to Friday but luckily someone had cancelled their reservation for a Taxi Boat so we managed to get a seat on that instead.

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And here we were in Inverie!

Inverie is the village on the peninsula of Knoydart in the Scottish Highlands. A remote little place we were about to venture in, and I’m not sure we were fully prepared for it…or were we?

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