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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

True North


As a cyclist, I'd heard for years about the ride from Land's End, the southernmost point of Great Britain, to John O'Groats, the northernmost point. I took that as gospel - the longest ride on the mainland of the United Kingdom. Only one problem. John O'Groats is not the northernmost point; Dunnet Head is. So, off we went, from Inverness to Dunnet Head on the North Sea.



Paul's Hill Wind Farm, Moray


Set for Cialis ad or...


Water troughs for Highland cattle

Ruined cottage on the roadside...





...but given the windows, probably not a crofter's cottage


Karen at Dunnet Head marker
Dunnet Head Lighthouse






The North Sea, from Dunnet Head
John O'Groats. Note that it's 874 miles to Land's End

John O'Groats, above the bay
Ferry from John O'Groats to Orkney



Two English cyclists celebrating after riding from Land's End in 12 days





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