It was a perfect winter’s day today, far too good to waste, so on with the boots and out of the door!

The road to Glen Sallach, ten minutes walk from home.

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Looking down on Blarcreen, nestling in the green fields, with the wooded slopes leading up to a snow topped Beinn Duirinnis behind and a very blue Loch Etive in front. The pointed peak in the distance is Ben Cruachan, covered in a blanket of snow, and not a cloud in the sky – perfect!

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A bit further up the hill and you can just see the’island’ at Bonawe and the loch turning the corner.  Cruachen can be seen more clearly.

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Looking down on Ardchattan Priory – what a perfect setting!

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The Connel Bridge, Dunstaffnage and the snowy mountains of Mull.

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Looking across Glen Sallach towards Beinn Bhreac.

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No – we ddin’t get this close to Cruachan, just zoomed in!

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It was so beautiful that I wanted to just keep on walking but, reluctantly, we had to head back home.

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