It seemed that we were all getting a little older, less fond of cycling long distances every day, roughing it in tents and campsites of mixed quality, so we decided on a fixed-base week on Loch Fyne.
SAT 4pm arrive , unloaded, unwound. Chicken curry by Derek and Jenny.
SUN Cycled around Ardlamont Point , Kames and Tighnabruaich; evening boat trip to Portavadie. Andy Tiplady arrived. Lasagne by Derek and Jenny,
MON John Grimshaw et al off to Gourock in car and on to Bathgate, the rest cycled to Strachur with lunch at Creggans and back via C11. Terry and Barbara arrived. Sausage Cassoulet by Andy Tiplady.
TUES Rest day, Ray and Christine home. Some walked to Iron Age fort, arboretum etc. David Gray to Kames with Terry and Barbara, shopping. Visit from Dad. Pizza by John Grimshaw, Apple Salad by Caroline.
WED Drove to Colintraive and ferry to Bute, Some to Mount Stuart, others to Rothesay. Returned for Ardmarnoch Highland Beef BBQ on beach.
THURS Drove to Portavadie and ferry to Tarbert , cycled 14 miles to Kilberry Inn for sumptuous lunch. More John Grimshaw Pizza and pasta Bread and Butter Pud from Terry and Barbara.
FRI John Grimshaw party to Tarbert, Claonaig and Arran, Derek and co later. Rest to Otter Ferry, Pub lunch at Oystercatcher. Dinner with Mick's pasta Bolognese
SAT Packed bags and dispersed until next year.