North Coast 500: Home

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NC500 - Day Eight 499.5 miles travelled and 4,266 steps After a delicious homecooked Scottish breakfast with haggis, black pudding, and scone; we headed to Rogie Falls and our last stop before the road home. Rogie Falls are ten minutes outside…

North Coast 500: From The Sublime....

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NC500 - Day Seven 169.2 miles travelled and 18,741 steps A 7am breakfast and leaving the hotel just after 8am meant we had left the car and were on route to the Fairy Pools just after 9am. People were already returning from their even earlier…

North Coast 500: Return To Civilisation

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NC500 - Day Six 153.5 miles travelled and 2,283 steps We woke early and went in search of a place to get a better look at Loch Maree and assess the canoe situation. I had been reading about canoeing to the Loch’s islands and research had…

North Coast 500: The Land Before Time

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NC500 - Day Five 177.5 miles travelled and 21,711 steps We began our morning at Drumbeg Viewpoint soaking in more of the beautiful scenes that we had gawped at through car windows the night before. From there we took the route slightly…
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North Coast 500: The Road Less Travelled

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NC500 - Day Four 156 miles travelled and 27, 014 steps We were up early on the fourth day (the result of sunrise into our car windows!) and JD had slept surprisingly well on his first car camp experience. We do nearly fall out though…
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North Coast 500: Modern Man

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NC 500 - Day Three 70.5 miles travelled and 21,343 walking steps  Our third day began with gale force winds and the first real test of our new walking boots. Following a couple of Old Pulteneys the night before, I had found what…
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North Coast 500: Through the Ages

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Day Two Miles Travelled: 173   We started our second day with a morning stroll to Ben Nevis. We were sorely tempted to climb it, but I hadn’t allowed for the seven to nine hour ascent and descent time on my spreadsheet, so…
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North Coast 500: Introduction

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I have always enjoyed the comfortable, familiar holiday. In my blog The Hygge Life, I write about my sister-in-law and her travel adventures with a tinge of jealousy. I wanted to seek my own adventure but the lack of stable ground in my everyday…