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The Isle of Skye

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Cederic, Mar 29, 2013.

  1. Cederic

    Cederic Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 14, 2012
    Nottingham
    Just two days on the Isle of Skye, yet by the end we were rejecting vast beautiful landscape photos as "nah, that one's boring".

    Coming over a ridge, you see:

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    ..then:

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    ..followed by:

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    So you're glad of a rest by a gentle Scottish burn:

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    Heading back to the Inn at the end of the day (and the Isles Inn in Portree does an unbelievable Steak & Ale pie), smoke obscures the hills:

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    We went hunting for its source:

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    ..and found it. The fire brigade arrived at the farm this shot was taken from just after we'd left:

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    But there's more to Skye than landscapes:

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    I can definitely recommend it.
     
  2. 43hk

    43hk Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 26, 2010
    HK
    Heading this way in the next year or two. The plan is to do NW Scotland and Skye by motorcycle. Thanks for sharing, yr pictures have given me more info than two days of google Earth.

    :smile:
     
  3. savvy

    savvy Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 28, 2012
    SE Essex, UK
    Les
    Great set, and commentary :2thumbs:
     
  4. BigTam

    BigTam Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Mar 19, 2012
    Dortmund, Germany
    Ron
    Excellent reminder of why Scotland would be the finest tourist destination on earth, but for the weather :)

    That said, we've always had good weather when we've been over...
     
  5. fsuscotphoto

    fsuscotphoto Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 15, 2013
    St. Cloud, FL
    Ron
    The weather is why God gave us scotch!