We made American pancakes for our hostess with some of our own maple syrup that we’d brought as a gift, and then spent the rest of the morning on the back along Cromarty Firth, with her dogs (Bonnie and Indi) romping merrily through the pools of water.


This was just a morning right out of paradise! Note the Fyrish Monument on the top of the distant hillside in the 6th photo. Too far to hike to this trip, but we promised we’d be back.




Fyrish Monument:

Just after a rousing game of Poohsticks:

Bonnie, flying: