After the first day on the River Spey with Ray Goodwin, Kevin Callan and Justine Curgenven, the fun continued into the evening, with some warming single malt. We enjoyed this around the campfire, tucked away in a secluded, sheltered woodland camping spot just up from the water. The next morning pancakes, bacon and maple syrup were on the menu (we did have a Canadian with us after all). Kevin’s priority, however, was coffee (rightly so, in my opinion). First, though, I had to light the fire.
In the spirit of doing something different each time, I employed the technique of dropping a spark from my firesteel onto one of the fire dogs, then tending it into an ember. Bringing another dog to it soon generated a flame and we were away. As you will see in the video below, this process rather took the wind out of Justine’s sails…
Scotland’s Spey River Paddle & Whisky Tour – Part 2
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I hope you enjoyed the above film. Let me know what you think below.
And if you need a bit more context as to how I ended up on a river trip with these wonderfully nutty people, then check out part 1 in this blog series.