For Sue's birthday last year, we explored the north-east corner of Scotland. This year, we simply headed north. We rented a very spacious holiday cottage near the village of Tongue. To get there, I had a long-held ambition to drive the teeny road from Altnaharra to Hope - a road so minor that is not even marked on some maps of the Highlands. I was not disappointed by the adventure, and the weather was very kind to us, not only being dry, but providing us with the most spectacular skies to enhance the hundreds of photographs we took. We now know that the north of Scotland is a VERY big and very empty place, and we had an absolutely brilliant few days in the wild and deserted natural landscape that is Sutherland.
Sue is promising that she will eventually post some of her holiday photos here, so for now, I will just include a very few of mine below...
|The Hope Road - Ben Hope on the right|
|The ruined settlement of Sleteil|
|Yet another photo opportunity...!|