Author Archives: Ruth Livingstone

About Ruth Livingstone

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

424am Kishorn to Bealach na Bà

I’ve been worrying for weeks about how to tackle the road to Applecross… Continue reading

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423 second part, Ardaneaskan to Kishorn

I cross fords, walk through forests, and leap across stepping stones. Continue reading

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423 first part, Ardaneaskan to Kishorn

The descent to Achintraid is supposed to involve a slippery rock and a piece of rope! Continue reading

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422pm Ardaneaskan to Lochcarron

I wonder which is my favourite Scottish loch… Continue reading

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422am Ardaneaskan to Lochcarron

I sit on a bench and look out over the mouth of Loch Carron. There’s Plockton across the water. Continue reading

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421 Totaig to Ardintoul and back, 2nd try

I struggle through a forest, and discover danger can come in many forms. Continue reading

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420pm Strome Ferry to Lochcarron

I walk round the top of the loch, and join the famous NC500. Continue reading

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420am Strome Ferry to Lochcarron

I walk along the road beside Loch Carron. Continue reading

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419 Plockton to Strome Ferry

I catch a train and am disappointed by a castle. Continue reading

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418 Kyle of Lochalsh to Plockton

I discover palm trees really do grow in Scotland. Continue reading

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