Monday, 6 November 2017
Cat's Back. Cnoc Mor. A Fairy Tale Forest.
A good night was spent in the hut during our three day trip up North but on our third hill day the weather turned cold, wet, and cloudy so we left the dripping west coast and headed east. One of the great things about a small country like the UK is its range of varied landscapes within a short distance and if it's grim on the west coast... driving under an hour in the car to the flatter, sunnier, east coast often brings high rewards.
Amazing just how many films Doune Castle has appeared in as a 'go to' ye olden times abode. Never knew Elizabeth Taylor had a film here although I knew she stayed in Scotland briefly later on. See info at the end of this link.
Something very different as a contrast- the wild spectacle of the mighty Atlantic Ocean/ North Sea in frisky mood. One of the world's more turbulent hunting grounds for a fish supper. Impressive stuff in this link, best viewed full screen. Don't think a couple of sea sickness tablets would do much good in this storm somehow. Amazing video.