By Tim Binnall
A British man who vacationed at Loch Ness with his family penned a scathing review of the iconic Scottish site because they never actually saw the legendary 'monster' that is said to live there. The riotous recap was reportedly written by an individual named 'Ron' on the website TripAdvisor earlier this summer and went viral this week when people online noticed the rather odd write-up. In his review, which saw Loch Ness given a mere one star, the disgruntled tourist grouses "what a disappointment. We traveled 400 miles from Grimsby to see the Loch Ness monster and it didn't show up."
Ron went on to explain that his "wife and 2 kids waited around for hours" hoping to see the famed Loch Ness Monster, only to find that the "viewpoints were crowded and dirty." After complaining about the weather at the site, the ornery tourist returned to his main bone of contention, the lack of a creature sighting, declaring that "the whole experience was horrendous. I wish I hadn't bothered. It's just a tourist trap and not sure why they would advertise the Loch Ness monster when it's all a lie."
Ultimately, he advised any potential future visitor to Loch Ness to temper their expectations of seeing the iconic cryptid since, otherwise, "you will end up bitterly disappointed like we were." Why, exactly, Ron thought he and his family would easily be able to see the monster is something of a mystery as only a handful of people actually spot Nessie each year and, more often than not, the 'creature' rarely appears as anything other than a curious anomaly that briefly surfaces in the water before disappearing back down into the deep.