Inverness and over the border

Inverness and over the border

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Managed to get to my hotel booking.

Here’s a couple of pictures I took along the way.

Adam SmithAdam Smith

The inventor of modern economics has a statue here on the Golden Mile.

He said – “Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.” That make any sense? No? Well never mind, a lot of what he said did.

Stopped in Deacon Brodies Tavern, gave some money to a tramp then moved on down to the station which took me to Inverness.

City Hostel

Didn’t fancy a dorm on my first night. Also didn’t want to pay over the odds.

Staff are friendly. Did a review of it on Google, it’s central.

Had a kebab after I got in and hit the sack.

City Hostel Inverness

Today

Fitted my bike out with all the gear, (below), lights and toe-clips, ready for some hard biking ahead.

Coast multi-tool
Coast micron130 Multi-tool

Went to McDonalds for a McBreakfast, now will be doing this blog quickly and getting on my way.

I’ve been told John O’Groats is, to paraphrase ‘nothing special’ but I’d like to look around and make that judgement for myself.

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One thought on “Inverness and over the border

  1. Wooooo….in Bonnie Scotland….from Bonnie Lady to Bonnie Scotland…..that was quick….good old Virgin trains….don’t forget the water bottle…..gets hot cycling….hope you have a good wet weather cape…..just in case ☁⛅☔….feeling excited for you…it will be quite an adventure….what JoC is like is not relevant …the fact that it’s at the top of this Island is so getting there will be whizzy have a good night and a great day tomorrow

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