I have enjoyed these virtual tours https://www.myvirtualmission.com will give you details about the challenges. I have decided to to do a couple of the long ones, but they have shorter distances that are great for joggers, walkers, or runners.
The post cards that you have seen are sent from them. The other pictures and text I generated from Google searches. I enjoy the interesting information that I can discover. At my age, I know that I will never do this trip in its entirety, but who knows, I may do some pieces of it. It would be a wonderful journey. I hope that you enjoy this last post. I will soon start another virtual tour.
This area looks difficult to farm and I can see grazing sheep. From 1750-1860 a practice of highland clearances were used to relocate those in the highlands to communities like Helmsdale. Those who had worked the land were hoped to get into a local industry like fishing, quarrying and kelp. As i got into this historical account I can see that this would be too involved to elaborate further on a volatile period.
I am getting close to my destination of John O' Groats. Here I see a sign about the JOG Trail, which is a walking trail from Inverness and part of the North Highland Way which covers 607 miles of Scotland.
I love my riding days and look to find interesting and informative items to share.