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Old 13th October 2016, 10:18 PM
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Well just arrived home safely after quite the trip up to Orkney and back again.

Ordinarily I would have headed straight up the A9 and came back the same route but this time I decided to take in some of the north west coast and also the famous Applecross pass.

What a road that was, should be on everyones list of things to do.

Just don't do it in a camper van like some tit did and made it rather a tight squeeze past each other.

In total the journey was 1700+ miles, many refills of the 8 and myself were required but I really enjoyed it and the car performed flawlessly
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Old 13th October 2016, 10:34 PM
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It's the car you need for that trip.
(someone here was trying to cop out and take a BMW 1-series! )
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Old 13th October 2016, 10:49 PM
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A very nice route, and on my list. I just need to decide which car to take for it. Decisions, decisions - I'm very lucky really, as both would be ideal for it ,but t'll probably not happen till next year now.
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Old 14th October 2016, 06:54 PM
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Great journey to make and fantastic photos Del, must try it myself sometime

I'll need to save up the 500 fuel fund first though
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Old 14th October 2016, 08:54 PM
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Yeah you all should do the trip. Stunning views.

Might do it on a bike next time

I have dash cam footage that I'll have a go at processing and may post it if it looks good enough.
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Done all of that over the past 30 is years on many motorbikes and an X 5
Need , no REALLY NEED TO DO IT IN AN 8 , next year
Thinking about it I did it on the black watch ( a Fred Olsen tramp steamer ) as well

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Wow Del, looks amazing...one more thing added on my bucket list!
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