The Eagle has landed…

trip out to Plockton on Wednesday, then on over to Applecross via the pass of the cattle and what a great trip…



snow on the tops of the pass of the cattle..





with a five point stag just ready to lose his antlers..



the view back down from about a quarter of the way up with loch Kishorn



on the top with a view over to Raasay to where we saw Two Golden Eagles soar over our heads and fly down the valley just to land out of view from prying eyes. Such a treat…




back over and a view from the top down to loch Kishorn




we stopped half way down and took a look for some antlers but found some very colorful rocks with lichens on..




Thursday saw us up to Portree for a spot of shopping and a bite to eat then on beyond, up to Claigen and coral beach to walk the dogs


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in the distance the mv-hebridies was making progress i suspect to Lochmaddy. you can track where she is at this link Paul, would probably be fast asleep..


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and today back at Plockton for a trip out on the water, with Callum of


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Duncraig castle




alternative view of the pass of the cattle




Plockton with the Cullins behind




view up towards Loch Carron  with Sgorr Ruadh in the distance




these are Callum’s friends, Ron, Lu, and Imb a seal



Plockton light


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then up on the north-west point of Skye to Neist point with views out over the Minch to Benbecula here’s where i went a little arty farty with the camera and tried some black and white


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well  I think that will do for today, going to watch Skyfall with a glass of fine Port..

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  1. Ah Loch Kishorn and The Bealach . Spent three happy years working on a fish farm in Kishorn that was my playground. I would quite often take the trip over the Applecross for Sunday lunch. Happy days


      • Pity you are not their for summer solstice from the top of the Bealach you can watch the sun set and not long after rise again. Never managed to see it as it was always cloudy.