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River Lochy, Ben Nevis (Credit: Visit Scotland/ Airborne Lens)

Favourite Places: Ben Nevis

By John Halliday

This audio forms part of a series of audio interviews conducted in 2022 by Smartify as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project. Listen and discover the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands through the eyes of the people who live, work and visit here.

In this audio series, learn about the places across the region that hold special meaning to the people of the Highlands and Islands. Join John Halliday as he shares a tale of a memorable birthday experience at the summit of Ben Nevis.

...so that was a double celebration for my 50th birthday - climbing Ben Nevis and getting a miniature bottle of whisky!

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