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St. Kilda

I love islands. The two places I return to again and again are the island of Ikaria in Greece and my location at this moment, Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. I keep a sort of life list of other islands … Continue reading

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Cheeky birds

There is a cafe near our B&B called Juliet’s Garden. When Alekka and I stopped in for a late lunch the waiter seated us on a big sunny deck with a view of the harbor. It was so nice there that we went back the … Continue reading

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Staffa and Treshnish

Wow. We’ve seen some great stuff on this trip, but this really puts a bow on it. We booked a daytrip to Staffa and Treshnish through Turus Mara. A little bus picked us up at Salen’s village center and delivered … Continue reading

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Walking on Westray

Westray is the second largest island in the Orkneys. Its main village, Pierowall, consists of a small hotel with restaurant, two general stores, a fish vendor, a chippie (open summers only), and the hostel where we are staying. People come … Continue reading

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A day in Bergen

Today we made our way back to Bergen, where we spent a few hours in the train station on Saturday morning. This time we’re staying a little longer but unfortunately not long enough for me to get to the site … Continue reading

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