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Saturday, 2 May 2009

DAY TEN: SUNDAY: TO BALLATER

Daldownie Bridge, River Gairn

I arrived here early lunchtime and had a wash. That may not seem of interest to the great unwashed but to those who have been sweating their way to get here, well, it's of great import. I have had a wash, it was lovely. Okay? 

So ~ we are here (sorry, but "I" have suddenly been increased to "we") at Ballater by six quintillion zillion ~ all sorts have arrived; the walking wounded and the terminally insane (those who have completed quite a few Challenges)

There are now over a dozen here and we have spilled out from the restaurant. More later!

5 comments:

  1. Well done, Alan. I saw a few Challengers walking in to Ballater yesterday afternoon when I passed through from Braemar. You seemed so far away until yesterday's post.

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  2. The slurred spelling in the last sentence says it all - sleep tight captain! :-)

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  3. Very much enjoying your (and other) accounts of the Challenge. The typos in the last paragraph of this post suggests that you might have been slightly overdoing the liquid enjoyment?

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  4. so glad you had that wash... was beginning to smell you from here :-)

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  5. Ah, the typos - yes. For later readers to the blog I shall explain: I have now tidied them up. I try to spell things correctly as my grammar is so bad!

    It was quite late when I wrote the post and I had been in the pub all afternoon with a local Fireman (Joey) his mate Mark, and Mark's Dad - all of us having a really good time watching Rangers play (or was it Celtic? - I always get those teams muddled up, a bit like my Scottish rivers...)

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