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Introduction

The Plan

Joe and I are off to Scotland this evening! We'll take the bus from Augusta to Logan this afternoon, and then expect to be on the 9:56pm Delta flight from Boston to Edinburgh, arriving tomorrow morning.

For the part of the trip when we are aboard the Ocean Endeavor, we may not be able to post much to the blog. But we will try to post at least a few brief messages, along with some photos.

Here's the basic plan for our big adventure:

19 - 21 June Explore Glasgow

21 June Join the Scotland Slowly (Adventure Canada) group in Glasgow. We will be transported from Glasgow to Oban, where we will board the Ocean Endeavor.

21 June – 1 July Aboard the Ocean Endeavor

Itinerary (unless the weather forces changes):
21 June Glasgow
22 June Islay
23 June Iona and Staffa
24 June Skye
25 June Mingulay
26 June St. Kilda
27 June Lewis
28 June Kirkwall, Orkney
29 June Papa Stour and Foula
30 June Mousa
1 July Aberdeen-- The cruise portion of the trip is over.

Joseph and I will be transported from Aberdeen to Craigellachie, to begin our walking tour of the Speyside Way.

1 July – 3 July Craigellachie
2 Nights to explore the area and the Dufftown Spur
Distillery visits: Macallan and Glenfiddich as well as a tour of a cooperage.
3 July-- Walk to Ballindalloch, and hope to visit Aberlour along the way
4 July-- Walk to Grantown on Spey
5 July-- Combination of walking and getting a lift to Aviemore (17 miles from Grantown on Spey)
We'll spend 2 nights in Aviemore, to explore the national park there.
7 July-- we'll head to Edinburgh for our last day in Scotland, touring the city in the afternoon
8 July-- fly home!

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