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No bad steps

We are now on the Isle of Skye, aka “the misty isle.” Today we drove in our rental car along a series of nerve-racking single-track roads to the village of Elgol.  Our plan was to go on a hike described … Continue reading

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Here comes the rain again

On our last full day in Orkney we made a day trip to the island of Hoy. The largest village, Lyness, is on the southeast coast of the island but we bypassed the big city (just kidding: the entire island of … 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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