- Kindle Edition
- 94 pages
- Mountains, Lochs and Lonely Spots
- Steve Roach
- 11 February 2019 Steve Roach
Mountains, Lochs And Lonely SpotsA Tour Of Scotland In A VW CampervanJoin The Author, His Partner And Their Little Dog Clem On A Grand Tour Of Scotland In A Classic T2 VW Campervan From A Monster Hunting Trip On Loch Ness, A Journey Inside A Hollow Mountain And A Wander Round The Streets Of Edinburgh, The Tour Covers A Number Of Popular Attractions But Also Takes In A Few Places Not On The Usual Tourist Itinerary, Including An Abandoned Family Theme Park Where The Crowds Are Long Gone, Grass Grows Unchecked And Rollercoasters Slowly Rust In The Permadrizzle A Decaying, Crumbling Mental Asylum No Longer In Use An Isolated House With An Enormous Concrete Pineapple Where The Roof Should Be.Throw In A Tour Of The Lonely Roads Of Skye And A Look At Eilean Donan Castle, The William Wallace Monument, The Glenfinnan Monument At Loch Shiel And The Amazing Falkirk Wheel And You Have A Trip Where The Wonders Of Scotland Are Revealed In All Their Glory.From The Author Of Cycles, Tents And Two Young GentsNext Time, We Re Flying Somewhere SunnyStep It Up This Book Is Available As Part Of The Collected Travel Writing Of Steve Roach The Large Format Deluxe Illustrated Paperback Terra Firma Travels Is Now Available On , Featuring All Travel Books Bundled Together.Review From Sam Manicom, Author Of Tortillas To Totems , Distant Suns , Under Asian Skies And Into Africa If You Ve Never Been To Scotland And Are Wondering What It S All About, Then You Would Do Very Well To Start Here Mountains, Lochs Lonely Spots Is A Mix Of Awe, Controversy, Historical Quirks, And The Ups And Downs Of Travelling In An Aging But Quite Able VW Camper Van.The Author Has A Sense Of Humour That Is So Dry It Leaves You Thirsty At Times, But That Thirst Is Than Satisfied By His Down To Earth Writing Style, His Observations Some Of Which Will Challenge You And The Research That S Been Done I Learnt Much About My Neighbouring Country It Made Me Sit Up And Think And It Also Made Me Wonder If Actually, Touring Scotland By VW Van Is The Way To Go.
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