Tag: Journey

Wildlife watching from an open canoe

Wildlife watching on the water

For me there is no doubt that wildlife watching on the water, in canoe or kayak, is far better than on land. It is almost as though the forna doesn't expect you to be there. As less people venture on the water than on land we are the ones being watched. As you are in their territory perhaps they have the upper hand. Out beyond the land there is open…

Old National Geographic magazines

Potential ‘Slow’ adventures…

Yesterday I was privileged to spend the day exploring the Ardtornish Estate on foot, in a sea kayak and (dare I say it) in a 4x4 car with a view to putting together a few different 'slow' adventures. These are not just for their guests but for anyone wanting to visit the Ardnamurchan Peninsulas, specifically Morvern, and experience what the Ardtornish Estate offers in terms of landscape, wildlife, and also…

Canoes ready to launch

A Family Canoe Adventure

Waking up late to a view as calm and beautiful as this was inspiration for a family canoe adventure. And it was a surprise that it wasn't the otter that made an appearance, but a common seal! A little unusual to see them this far up Loch Sunart, but a good omen for the day's adventure perhaps... [caption id="attachment_2946" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Loch Sunart of a perfectly calm morning (Image courtesy…