Coire Lagan and the Tourist Fairy Pools

The Cuillin Hills are considered to be one of the most spectacular mountain regions in the United Kingdom. Because despite their rather low heights, the pointed peaks definitely deserve the designation “mountains”. Most of the peaks can even be reached only by very experienced mountaineers. Thankfully, there are also a few low-level hiking routes for “normal” hikers like me. I chose one of those for today: Coire Lagan. Continue reading Coire Lagan and the Tourist Fairy Pools

Castle and Coast

Today was actually the ideal hiking weather: bright blue sky basically the whole day. However, the (longer) hike I had in mind would have meant another hour’s drive (each way) on single lane roads, and I did not want to do that again. Instead, I visited a sight closer to my accommodation, Duart Castle, and simply combined that with a short hike. Continue reading Castle and Coast