The idea of this trip was borne in part out of the frustrations of my previous trip while taking a long detour drive because the hike I’d planned proved too challenging that day and I was having all this trouble finding accommodation and I pulled the car over for »
Quite the trip.
I was up bright and early, too early to even see my great AirBnB hosts to thank them, walked the half-mile to the train station. For a long time, it was just me and the train, so I selected a good seat and went outside and »
I woke up this morning and thought, I’ll go to Wick. And now I here am. But only for a few minutes; well no, I’m here overnight, but still, only saw my wonderful AirBnB hosts to say hello when I arrived (didn’t want to interrupt their dinner).
Last night there »
It was -2C (29F) feels like -8C (18F) in Inverness but only a dusting of snow was visible. As we got into the hills, there was more snow. My plan was to take the first train and get out at Achnasheen, and there was snow everywhere. About an hour »
Here I am back in Inverness. Yesterday I was on trains to Dundee, Ladybank, Perth & Inverness. Today was odd; given it was Sunday, I had nothing planned.
On the train to Dundee I was facing backwards, constantly turning around and was quite nauseous by the time we »
I think this is the third try to take photos from the train in the UK. Previously some combination of not sitting by the window, window too dirty, train moving too fast, lack of clear views ahead, had conspired to make it a fruitless exercise. This time I was »
This may just be the result of another long, cold winter, but I can see that I have not been out with my camera very much, and I have the sense that I am not because nothing is calling to me to be photographed. Something I read about regularly »