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Driving (sort of) to Isle of Skye

Our next destination was the Isle of Skye.  Located in the far north west of Scotland, it is renowned for its scenic splendor.  And the trip was only 112 miles… but took some 5 hours. 263 more words


St Kilda

Monday 10 August we left Stornoway at 6am heading for the islands of St Kilda. The weather was cold and wet with a 2-3 metre swell. 453 more words

UK Day 6: Dunvegan, Neist Point and Faerie Pools

As we sit here in Edinburgh Airport, we have finally found the time to recount our last two days in Scotland.

FLASHBACK TO DAY 6: 483 more words

UK Trip

Rugged, Natural Beauty in Skye

The pluses and minuses of touring the Isle of Skye are pretty straightforward: it’s beautiful, but it’s remote, and the island itself is larger than you think. 390 more words


Time and Skye wait for no weather... Scotland Day 4

It’s just as well I had no plans to leave Skye today as I woke to the news that ferries were cancelled again and even the bridge was closed for a few hours due to continuing high winds. 1,332 more words


Day Five: Isle of Skye

This morning started with us having breakfast at 8:15. After breakfast we headed out promptly. We are staying in the town on Kylearkin. We ended up driving along the coast of Skye today passing through Portree. 273 more words