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Isle of Skye Bridge from Kyleakin

Today, we benefited from favourable weather conditions, albeit with some rain showers.

We departed our lodgings in Kyleakin and drove north through Broadford to our first stop at the popular viewpoint of Sligachan where we were able to view the rugged landscapes of the Red Cuillin Mountains and Glen Sligachan.

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Flora MacDonald Memorial, Kilmuir, Isle of Skye

This evening, I am posting images of tangible connections on the Isle of Skye, Scotland with Flora MacDonald (1722-1790). A summary of Flora’s adventurous life is provided below.

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Drum Major, Isle of Skye Pipe Band, Portree, Skye

Drum Major, Isle of Skye Pipe Band, Portree, Skye

This evening, I am providing information on one of Scotland’s top tourist destinations, namely the Isle of Skye. Skye forms part of the Inner Hebrides and is¬†located off the North-West coast of Scotland. Access is usually via the Skye Bridge or the ferry from Mallaig. There is a strong Gaelic and Scandinavian (Viking)¬† influence on the history, culture and place names.

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