Today we visited Eileen Donan Castle, one of the most famous castles in Scotland

Editor’s Note: Will Garrett and his father, Edward, sailed on the Scottish Highlander luxury barge operated by European Waterways earlier this month. Will filed daily reports published throughout the barge cruise. His father’s review of the trip appears here. DAY 6: Fort Augustus We were to leave for Eilean Donan Castle by 9 a.m., which is one of the most famous castles in Scotland and has been showcased in a multitude of films. We left the barge …

Read moreToday we visited Eileen Donan Castle, one of the most famous castles in Scotland

Our final day on the Scottish Highlander finishes with an elegant Captain’s Dinner

Editors Note: Twenty-six-year old-Will Garrett and his father Edward sailed on the Scottish Highlander luxury barge operated by European Waterways earlier this month. Will filed a daily report and these are being published throughout this week. His father’s review of the trip appears here. DAYS 8-9: Gairlochy to Banavie This morning we visited the battlefields of Glencoe, followed by a visit to the Ben Nevis distillery. This was a neat tour that delved into the secrets of …

Read moreOur final day on the Scottish Highlander finishes with an elegant Captain’s Dinner

Today we took a highland hike in Scotland, then visited a war memorial and woolen shops

Editors Note: Will Garrett and his father, Edward, sailed on the Scottish Highlander luxury barge operated by European Waterways earlier this month. Will filed a daily report and these are being published throughout this week. His father’s review of the trip appears here. DAY 7: Cullochy Loch to Gairlochy This morning a group of us took a highland hill hike.  It was raining pretty hard, so we all dressed in layered rain gear to combat the elements that …

Read moreToday we took a highland hike in Scotland, then visited a war memorial and woolen shops