Common Seal, Dunvegan

Common Seal, Dunvegan, Scotland

This morning we depaerted our Tarbert, Harris lodgings early tro connect with the 7.30am ferry to Uig Skye. On arrival at Uig we proceeded as follows:

  • To Dunvegan Castle on Skye. Here we visited the excellent garden and joined a short boat ride to view a colony of basking common seals. Latter was a great expereince allowing close-up access to the animals.
  • To Portree, capoital of Skye. Here we explored the town and colourful harbour and then availed of lunnch at a harbour restaurant.
  • To Broadford, south Skye via some stunning snow-capped mountainous scenery.
  • At Broadford we viisted art and craft outlets and an interesting second hand bookshop.
  • Next, acroos the Skye Bridge to Kyle of Lochalsh and then north up to Ullapool vioa Loch Carron via superb West Highlands scenery. Arrived Ullapool at 5.30pm.

Overall,weather was dry and reasonably sunny permitting some good photo opportunities. Tonight we are in Ullapool before commencing the tour’s penultimate day. Superb sunset over Loch Broom this evening-see final pic below.

Common Seal, Dunvegan

Common Seal, Dunvegan, Scotland

Dunvegan Castle, Skye

Dunvegan Castle, Skye, Scotland

Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye

Portree Harbour, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Cuillin Mountains, Isle of Skye

Cuillin Mountains, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Loch Carron, Highlands

Loch Carron, Highlands, Scotland

Ullapool, Highlands

Ullapool, Highlands, Scotland

Sunset over Loch Broom

Sunset over Loch Broom, Scotland

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