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First mosque opens on Outer Hebrides in time for Ramadan

Source: The Guardian

Money raised worldwide to convert building in Stornaway before start of holy month

By Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent, @harrietsherwood

The first mosque in the Outer Hebrides has opened before the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan next week, after a herculean effort by supporters in the UK and worldwide. 412 more words


Touring the #OuterHebrides - day 8 - Lewis #holiday #Scotland

I’m back in the Highlands this week, so it seemed an appropriate time to put together the last couple of posts from our epic tour of the Outer Hebrides. 1,132 more words



Tha sinn aig #DihaoineNanDàn a-rithist. An t-seachdainsa ‘s e òran le Murchadh MacPhàrlain a th’ againn (tha sinne uabhasach dèidheil air!). Beagan ath-sgrùdadh airson S5 a tha dol air study leave an diugh… chan fhada chun an deuchainn! 594 more words

Isles of Harris & Lewis: Callanish Standing Stones

Just a few shots from a visit to the Callanish standing stones in Lewis. I was fortunate that there were very few people around on the day and the light was great – sunny but with a softening haze.

Outer Hebrides

Isles of Harris and Lewis: The Abandoned Village

It’s not a long walk but if you lose the path, it becomes a cross-country bash across the heath and bog. Rising up and around the first hill, the modern day village soon disappears behind and won’t reappear for another couple of hours. 766 more words

Isles Of Harris And Lewis

Day 110|365

From forest walks to turquoise waters, this island has it all. Beauty everywhere! This is Bosta beach. It takes an age to get here by car, but it’s totally worth it! 24 more words