Monday February 17, 2020

Living the high life on Scotland's roads

The North Coast 500 in the Scottish highlands is one of the world’s most dramatic driving routes

2nd October, 2016
The scenic North Coast 500 in the Scottish highlands

‘After you.” “No, after you.”

The single-lane road tip-toes around the edge of Lough Erribol, and passing places are sparse. The car coming towards me has pulled in and is flashing its lights. ‘After you,’ it insists.

Figuring out road etiquette in the Scottish Highlands is a minefield and caution is advised: deep loughs on one side and sheer mountains on the other mean reversing will fray the nerves.

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