Had a brilliant day today.  We took the boat to Eigg and hired mountain bikes from Eigg Adventures to ride around the island.  It was a bit hilly to start but I made it to the highest point and the ride down to the harbour at the end of the day was very, very fast!  I wanted to climb the Sgurr which is the really unusual mountain on Eigg so we had to leave the bikes half way up and climb the rest of the way on foot.  My dad had a special map on his phone so we could find our way up asRead More →

Reuben, aged 7, Sea Kayaking while staying at Reuben's Highland Retreat Self Catering Lodges

Mum, Dad and I had a go at sea kayaking with the guys who operate from the sea front next to the hotel in Arisaig.  We got dressed in the full waterproof gear with life jackets before we jumped in the minibus and drove for 5 minutes down the coast to a quiet beach away from the harbour. There was another family with us in the bus and they joined our group for the paddle out to the Skerries which are the small islands just off the coast which shelter the harbour from the open sea.  We stopped on a couple of the islands andRead More →