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26 October 2012

The North Atlantic Arc ~ Mr Tattie Heid Home
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Friday 26 October 2012--Another blustery day, mostly sunny with periodic snow squalls. I visit Telford's bridge on the Spey, and then walk two miles to Aberlour on the Speyside Way, on a disused rail track. Cross the footbridge there and note that it's only another two-and-a-half miles to Archiestoun. Not today, but next time, maybe. Lunch at the Mash Tun. I'm hoping to fill a bottle for myself at the distillery, but when I get to the shop, I find that they're selling the hand-filled bottles right there. You don't get to bottle it yourself, and write out your own label, but I'm happy to grab one and go. Poke around town for a while, have a pint at the Mash Tun, and then walk back to Craigellachie.

I have dinner at the Highlander, and after find myself chatting with a Japanese lad named Yutaro. His English isn't great, but it's miles better than my Japanese. We have a fun time buying each other drams; one he buys, Ichiro's Nine of Clubs, leaves me agog. We end up at the bar, in a blether with the chef, a chemist for Chivas Brothers, and a few others. I've overdone, I guess, but I can't think of a better way to spend a birthday.

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Craigellachie


Craigellachie


Craigellachie Bridge


Craigellachie Bridge


Craigellachie Bridge


Speyside Way


Speyside Way


Speyside Way


River Spey, Macallan Warehouses


The Mash Tun


The Mash Tun


The Mash Tun


Spey Footbridge


Spey Footbridge


Old Aberlour Bridge


Aberlour


Speyside Way


Speyside Way


Highlander Inn

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