Islay walking, whisky and wild camping

Thursday, 10. 2. 2008  –  Category: Outdoors

So, part 2 of the Scotland walking and camping trip as planned. From Lochranza, Arran we took the ferry over to Claonaig, bus to Kennacraig, and a second ferry to Port Ellen, Islay, home of Smokey single malt whisky! The night before on our beach-side camp, I had done serious damage to a rare bottle […]

Wild camping & hiking in Scotland: Isle of Arran

Tuesday, 09. 23. 2008  –  Category: Outdoors

I took a trip a week or two ago up to Scotland, hiking and camping with 4 friends. The concept was simple: walk round the coast of Arran from Brodick to Lochranza via the Goat Fell peak, cross the Kintyre peninsula to Islay, wild camping each night. I’ll split this over two posts, as there’s […]

Wilderness camping in Scotland

Tuesday, 08. 26. 2008  –  Category: Outdoors

Got a trip coming up in a few weeks walking and camping in the Scottish islands of Arran and Islay. Will post up a trip report when back. Looking forward to this immensely. The rough plan at the moment is 2 days round the coast of the Isle of Arran, over to the mainland briefly, […]


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