Tag Archives: Skye

#302 – The Isle of Raasay – small hills and big eagles!

For the best viewing experience, left-click the images and maps to zoom in to a new window, then exit that window to go back – go on, it really does work! May 2021, and our meandering Scottish trip took us … Continue reading

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#247 – Sgurr na Stri and the Cuillin Mountains of Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Despite having almost perfect weather on our May Scottish trip, our first foray onto Skye produced one of the wettest days of the month.    After a day … Continue reading

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#224 – Bruach na Frithe and the Cuillin Ridge, Skye

(Left click images to zoom in, use browser return arrow to go back) Skye weather can be fickle and the midges ferocious, but a visit in May is often blessed with settled weather and no biting insects.    Chris and … Continue reading

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#28 – “Over the sea to Skye” (and Harris) …and no midges!

The lad serving diesel at the garage in Tairbert on the Island of Harris had asked me if we were on holiday.  “Yes,” I replied, “but we’re heading back today on the afternoon ferry.”  “You’ll be lucky,” said the lad, … Continue reading

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