Highland Cow near Elgol

This morning, after a breakfast of kippers, we availed of a short walk around Arisaig, including the harbour, marina,village and the Czech and Slovak War Memorial from WW2.

Czech and Slovak War Memorial

Kippers (fish)

Arisaig, Scot;land

Next, a few miles north to Mallaig to connect with the ferry to Armadale, Skye where we duly arrived late morning.

Ferry from Mallaig to Skye

Mallaig

Next we spent time at Armadale Castle and Gardens including the well presented museum of the Isles.

Armadale Castle Gardens

Armadale Castle Gardens, Skye

Armadale Castle, Skye.

After lunch at Armadale we embarked on 30 miles round trip along a single track road to Elgol, a remote coastal spot offering excellent views of the Cuillin Hills. En-route we encountered superb Skye mountainous scenery, sheep with lambs and Highland Cows on the road.

Traffic Hazard. Elgol

Elgol, Skye

Road to Elgol

Road to Elgol

Road to Elgol

After return to our lodgings near Armadale we had dinner at Isle Ornsay, a popular former fishing harbour.

Tomorrow we explore other aspects of Skye.

 

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