|Tuesday... WHAT shall we do? We were thinking of a nice drive in the mountains and then a circle or two. So we though we would head through the Caingorms and visit Avielochan followed by Granish and Aviemore then head back to the cottage. If we had time, maybe sqeeze in one of the ones closer to home like too! Off we go, the flask is full the sky is blue the mountains are snowy... Too snowy... SO snowy that the roads are all closed! We know they were all closed because we TRIED them all. James the Cat has such a terrible mood on him that by the time we decide to give it up and turn around he almost kills us all on a patch of ice and its only a skinny little fence and a snow drift that stops us from plummeting over the edge!
Following a much needed coffee break, we head to Easter Aquorthies and arrive just as a blizzard breaks out. The trek up the path is freezing cold and glorious! The snow drifts are above my head and Zoe makes a lovely (if somewhat damp) seat in a snow drift. But what a circle! Just WOW what a circle! The recumbent stands proud against a grey sky heavy with snow and every stone seems perfectly chosen. Everyone forgets that we tried (and failed) to get across the mountains and head home to eat a lovely vegetarian stew. YUM!
NExt day is a day free of stones and we go deer spotting. Mch more successful than yesterdays as we see more deer than we can count! Wonderful!
Oh but THURSDAY... Thursday is a real day of many stanes :)
Posted by faerygirl
23rd June 2010ce
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