This morning, we departed our Portree lodgings and headed north and proceeded as follows:

  • Stiff climb up to the base of the famous Old Man of Storr. Here we availed of superb views of the rugged landscape and¬† seascape towards the mainland. Also encountered a very tuneful Robin in full flow.

Trotternish Landscape, Skye

Robin

Trotternish Landscape, Skye

  • Kilt Rock and waterfall.

Kilt Rock, Skye, Scotland

  • Rugged, volcanic landscape of the Quiraing and further stunning, high elevation views.

Quiraing, Skye, Scotland

  • Museum of Island Life which affords a connection to bygone days of thatched houses, peat fires and agrarian way of life.

Museum of Island Life, Skye, Scotland

  • A couple of Highland Cows ambling along the road, to great delight of the tourists!

Highland Cow, Skye, Scotland

  • Lunch at Uig Bay where our viist coincided with arrival of the ferry from Lewis.
  • ¬†The unique landscape of small conical hills at Fairy Glen. Also good views over the local landscape.

Skye Landscape

  • The derelict church at Trumpan, site of a clan massacre in the 16th century.

Trumpan Church, Skye, Scotland

  • Visits to Skyeskins and a craft shop specialising in wool and knitting.

Skyeskins, Waternish, Skye, Scotland

Overall, a good day which stayed unexpectedly dry throughout.

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