by Jan Sutch Pickard
On a single track road
the service bus is crossing the island:
its driver swinging round the corners
with accustomed ease;
pulling into passing places,
as though steering a partner
through a ceilidh
in a crowded village hall.
He is keeping time
and he starts whistling a dance tune:
perfectly pitched, poignant,
the kind that works best for a last waltz.
Suddenly, spinning the wheel,
he has us all dancing –
his bus, every single passenger
and the passing hills reflected in the loch:
dancing together –
Flights to Glasgow Airport or Prestwick Airport.
From Glasgow to Oban
Travel by train A stunning journey.
Travel by coach For those travelling on a budget.
Travel by car Out of Glasgow take the
A82 to Crianlarich, then A85 to Oban.
From Oban to the Isle of Mull
By ferry to Craignure Some say it's the most beautiful ferry crossing
on the West Coast.
Over Mull, from Craignure to Fionnphort
By electric bike Save your car ferry fare and cross Mull by electric bike!
By coach Look out for herons, deer and highland cattle!
By car: Just follow the signs for Fionnphort.
Map of the Isle of Mull