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Colonsay

Colonsay

Colonsay is a peaceful gem. It has a wonderful feel and some very interesting landscapes. It is a great place to explore by bike or on foot and offers some interesting photographic opportunities.

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Oronsay

Oronsay

Oransay is privately owned, with the RSPB managing the island for wildlife. The island can only be accessed by crossing the tidal sands of the Strand, often following the tyre tracks left by the postman’s van.

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Islay

Islay

Islay is famous for having eight whisky distilleries: I visited a couple of them and resisted the termination to buy the produce at each! in addition to the distilleries, Islay is well known amongst birdwatchers, being a wintering ground for a huge population of geese, as well as a breeding ground for rare corncrakes and chough.

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Snæfellsnes

Snæfellsnes

This post is about my trips to the Snæfellsnes peninsula in the days between my arrival in Iceland to experience the eruption, and the re-opening of the eruption site to visitors.

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Litli-Hrútur – final video

Litli-Hrútur – final video

Here is the finished video made by the freelancer I engaged via Upwork, from the various source files I sent him. He was hampered by my relative lack of drone skills but has done the best with material he had.

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Litli-Hrútur eruption

Litli-Hrútur eruption

I finally made it to a live eruption! This is the story of my trip to Iceland in July 2023 to experience and, if possible, photograph the Litli-Hrútur eruption.

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St Kilda

St Kilda

I was lucky that the weather and sea conditions changed to allow me to make the trip (with 11 others) out to St Kilda – a magical destination some 50 miles west of Harris.

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Horgabost

Horgabost

The Horgabost campsite, whilst fairly basic, is a good base to explore the western coast of Harris – a very popular location which, for that reason, holds less appeal to me than the other islands.

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Huisinis

Huisinis

The walk from Huisnis is a circular walk that takes in 3 beaches – Hùisinis at the start, the stunning and secluded sweep of Tràigh Mheilein overlooking Scarp, and Crabhadail, surrounded by the Harris mountains.

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Scolpaig

Scolpaig

Scolpaig is designated as a National Scenic Area, meaning it is one of the 40 most beautiful areas in Scotland

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