We spent the night in a beautiful B&B in Scourie. There is even a fish and chip van near the shops for a quick hot super but in the morning we needed to get a move on so taking the rhubarb muffins our B & B host gave us we set off for the days adventures.
Wick is a good place to stop for the night. At the top of the A9 its only sixteen miles from John O’Groats due to be our first stop of the day.
I had been thinking about a road trip for a while- I thought the Pan-American Highway or maybe the Pacific Coast Highway Tom Petty sang about. But when I put the idea to JP although he agreed it was a good idea he decided on the NC 500. JP likes to drive on the right (left!) side of the road so we planned a trip to Scotland. Continue reading