Trip to the Isle of Rum #3 – a hike over to Guirdil Bothy

Our second day on Rum was going to less about height and more about distance. We were heading over to Guirdil, the other Bothy on Rum. And what a beautiful start to the day – it was blue skies from the start. The occasionally heard cuckoo from the day before had made a couple of appearances during the night, I was blaming that, rather my snoring for keeping … Keep reading >

Trip to the Isle of Rum #2 – A traverse of The Cuillins

Finally, the second instalment of my recent (ish) trip to Rum. Actually, firstly – a quick ad : before this trip I was chatting to a blogger and a man with real knowledge of the Scottish Islands, Pete writes over at http://writesofway.com/ and was really helpful and mentioned he was … Keep reading >