Last modified 27 July 2006 23:27 Eastern Time
After we left Urquhart Castle, our tour took us to Fort William, which is a town with a series of locks between Lochs, you might say.
It’s fairly homey there, with a bunch of restaurants and taverns, which was good as we were there for lunch. I went to a place which was kind of separate from the other buildings, if I remember correctly, on the left side of the locks when looking from the bottom lock to the upper locks. The smaller white building there. I think I would have been better off if I'd eaten at a place a little further down from that one, with more seats by the lock and WiFi, but so be it.
Afterwards, I got some dessert from the place with the seats and WiFi, and ate it by the lock, where the folded white umbrellas are in the picture.
I took a picture of a filled lock. It has fixtures like a swimming pool, which I suspect is nice in case you fall in. No one did while I was there, so I didn't get to see them pull themselves out.
While I did get a movie of a lock in operation, and another of boats moving into a lock, they're too slow and too large to post.
Now for the good pictures. (smile)
They do like their flower baskets in Fort William. If I remember correctly, there was a sign saying they'd won some sort of prize for their flower baskets, so I took note of one. I think they make a fine photograph, don't you?
And here’s a bridge on the lower Loch between the parking and the town proper.
After lunch, we headed out again and ended up in Oban.