Tag Archives: Skye

Back to Glasgow from Skye

We got back on the A87 after our view of the Cuillin at Sligachan (see previous posting) and in a few minutes we were across the Skye Bridge and back on the mainland heading for Glasgow. But the route we … Continue reading

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Sligachan and the Cuillin Mountains of Skye

It was our last day on Skye and we piled into our Rabbie’s mini-bus right after breakfast and John, our tour guide and driver, headed out of Portree.  We were on our way on the long drive back to Glasgow. … Continue reading

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MM 3-14: A Skye Mountain in Monochrome

On our last day in Skye we left shortly after breakfast to begin our long trip back to Glasgow. We headed down A87 from Portree but after only about nine miles stopped one last time on the island at a … Continue reading

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Skye’s Museum of Island Life

After our spectacular views of the Quiraing on Skye’s northern tip, John, our Rabbie’s Tour Guide, thought it would be best to take us to a museum. He must have noticed that the weather had taken a turn for the … Continue reading

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The Trotternish Peninsula on the Isle of Skye

On Day 2 of our 3-day Rabbie’s Skye Tour we headed north out of Portree along the northeast coast of Skye on Road A855, also known as Staffin Road. It goes all the way to the northern tip of Skye … Continue reading

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The Town of Portree on the Isle of Skye

One of the highlights of our three-week trip to Scotland in May was our three-day bus trip to the Isle of Skye. It took a day to get there through the Scottish highlands and a day to get back to … Continue reading

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Over the Sea to Skye

The Skye Boat Song is one of the most popular of all Scottish folk songs. It’s also known as Over the Sea to Skye from one of the lines in the song. The sea, in our case, was the strait … Continue reading

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