Saddle Mountain Hostel Blog

Chasing the Vuelta

It’s the last of cycling’s big three Grand Tours, the Vuelta a España and as usual we’ve been following the race on TV. Covering over 3,000km in 21 days that’s a lot of time spent on the sofa cheering on our favourites so to counteract...

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We live in a rainforest

It’s high summer here in Invergarry. In the Scottish Highlands that means one thing - rain. You see, we live on the edge of a rainforest. Not a tropical one (we’re nowhere near the Equator) but a temperate one. They aren’t as well known as their...

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¿Adiós Alberto?

As the 2017 Tour de France winds its way through the French countryside, our eyes this year are fixed on a familiar bobbing figure, wondering whether we are watching him for the last time. Alberto Contador is riding what may be his last Tour. This...

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A grand day out

What do you do with some unexpected time off? That’s the lucky position we found ourselves in recently and we grabbed it! The guests had left early and we were finished cleaning by 9am. As the rain pelted down the only dilemma was what to do...

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