Author Archives: jcombe

293. Nairn to Inverness Airport

June 2016 For this walk I was staying on the edge of Inverness (at the Inverness Fairways Travelodge) and because it was Sunday there were fewer buses than usual so this was another reason why I chose to do this … Continue reading

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292. Forres to Nairn

June 2016 This walk marks something of a landmark as I’ll cross into the Scottish Highlands. I’ll be in the Highlands for very many more walks, in fact until I reach the Firth of Clyde near to Glasgow. It is … Continue reading

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291. Burghead to Forres

March 2016 This was the last day of a 5 day trip to Scotland, so I had to catch a flight home later in the evening and hence made an early start. I was staying in Elgin, so checked out … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Special : Mykines

August 2019 My first full day in the Faroe Islands and today I was off to visit the island of Mykines. This is the western most of the Faroe Islands (as this map shows). I was staying in the capital … Continue reading

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290. Kingston on Spey to Burghead

March 2016 I awoke to a beautiful sunny morning and this time I was determined not to miss the bus, helped by the fact that at least I knew where the bus station was this time! I had the “all … Continue reading

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289. Cullen to Kingston on Spey

March 2016 Today I have a rare treat on the Scottish coast – a proper coast path! Today I will be walking along the Moray Coast Trail that, as you might expect, runs along the shore of Moray. The path … Continue reading

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288. Banff to Cullen

March 2016 As today was a Sunday there was only one walk I could realistically do (without doubling back anyway) due the fact there are very few buses on a Sunday, so Banff to Cullen it was because that was … Continue reading

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Yet another blow

I am trying to get back on track. Since no one seems to be able to answer the question as to when someone not living in Scotland will be allowed to go to Scotland and stay over night it makes … Continue reading

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Special: To the Faroe Islands

August 2019 In 2018 I went to the Svalbard and visited the most northerly town in the world, Ny Alesund. The year before that I had been to Tromsø in northern Norway and to Iceland the year before that (as … Continue reading

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287. Banff to Gardenstown

March 2016 Although I’m walking the east coast of Scotland this walk involves more or less no movement north – because this part of the coast actually faces directly north and so I’ll be walking east, rather than north! I … Continue reading

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