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In May of 2015 Linda and I hiked the the West Highland Way in the historic Scottish Highlands. This is a very popular trek with folks from the British Isles and Europe - even a few Americans.
London parks are great place for Blue Herons - on my morning runStart of the West Highland Way at Milngavie - stayed at a B&B run by fellow from Kenya.The start rolls through farmland headed to the lake for the first of our 8 days and 100 milesThe trail is well markedWindy morning on the lakeThe trail goes down the east side of the lochOld farm on the shoresGoats went wild several hundred years ago in the "clearances" of the small farmers by the landlordsGroup of American college hikers on spring breakMay showers brought out the wild flowers in the forestCave on roadless area of the lake where Rob Roy hid outScottish bluebellsHistoric Drovers Inn - over 200 years intact.Neeps, Tatties and HaggisBalmy day for picnic lunch from the B&BMany areas have been reforested with Sitka Spruce from the Pacific NWAncient stone bridges are common and still in use

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Keywords:Scottish Highlands, West Highland Way