Wednesday, May 13, Day 99 - Isle of Skye
Dick promised to get up at sunrise, which is about 5:20AM here just south of the North Pole, and, if the sun was truly out, go and take pictures of Mealt Waterfall and Kilt Rock. Hoping to be able to roll over for another hour or two of sleep, he is disappointed (not really) to find the sun shining brightly at 5:30AM. So, dressed warmly, he drives the two miles to the overlook and is the only one there at this time of the morning other than a camper van that spent the night. He gets his photos and heads back to the house for coffee. No chance of going back to sleep now!
Our day trip starts about 10:45AM as we head south for a first stop back at yesterday’s craft market in Portree and a visit to the local bakery. Today all the little fishing boats are already out for the day. The bakery, is sold out of Danish but Carolyn buys some pastry filled with bacon to try for tomorrow. As we are leaving half the high school kids in town line up at the door. We bet the shop will be cleaned out quickly. Dick gets the last of the cash we need for our rented cottage and then we go to the craft market where Carolyn buys two finely done, mohair wool sculpted elves (Elf on a Shelf German style) for more money than we will discuss here. Carolyn says one is an elf and one is a woodland fairy!? Only she can tell!