Author Archives: Ruth Livingstone

About Ruth Livingstone

Walker, writer, photographer, blogger, Doctor, woman, etc.

370am Oban to Ganavan Bay

I walk through Oban and discover a couple of wonderful beaches. Continue reading

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369pm Kilmore to Oban

I discover a cup-marked rock, get bitten by a horse fly, and finally reach Oban. Continue reading

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369am Kilninver to Kilmore

I inspect laybys and play dodgem with the traffic. Continue reading

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368 Arduaine to Kilmelford (filling the gap)

I discover the Inner Hebrides, and take the afternoon off. Continue reading

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367pm Kilmelford to Kilninver

The track I’m following is one of Scotland’s core paths. As I’ve discovered, core paths aren’t always well maintained and in some cases are completely unwalkable. But this is a good one. Over a rise, and here’s a better view … Continue reading

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367am Kilmelford to Kilninver

I walk along the side of beautiful Loch Melfort, and search for a Money Tree. Continue reading

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366pm Ardfern to Arduane

I leave the pub and cross over the road to a café, where I order tea and cake.  By the time I set off for the rest of my walk, it’s the end of the school day, and the primary school is buzzing as … Continue reading

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366am Carnassarie Castle to Ardfern

I spend my first night with The Beast, and lose my way. Continue reading

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365pm Kilmartin to Carnassarie Castle

I walk past ancient cairns, discover a dead body, and explore a wonderful castle. Continue reading

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365am Crinan to Kilmartin

I discover a beach of mud, a castle that’s not what it seems, and I find out what those Open Reach vans actually do all day. Continue reading

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