The Isle of Skye - 18th / 22nd July 2007

 

The Old Man of Storr

 

The Storr and the The Old Man of Storr across Loch Leathan

 

The Storr ridge

 

The Old Man Of Storr

 

The Needle (sometimes known as The Cathedral)………………….

 

………......another view from the base of the Old Man

 

Beneath the cliffs of The Storr lies an area known as The Sanctuary

an area with many tottering pinnacles, towers and turrets of rock

 

A first outing for Violet as she explores around the base of the Old Man

 

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A selection of other views from around the island

 

Looking down Loch Harport to the Cuillin Hills

 

Ardtreck Point Lighthouse and the view west from the same vantage point

 

Tarskavaig Bay

 

Overlooking the the bay at Tokavaig and another view of the Cuillin Hills……………

 

…………………the bay at sea level

 

The mouth of the Ord River and the Cuillins

 

Moonen Bay with Waterstein Head on the left from Neist Point

 

The cliffs at Neist Point

 

Neist Point lighthouse and a distant view of the Outer Hebrides (South Uist)

 

Early morning reflections at the head of Loch Dunvegan

 

Macleods Tables

 

Some of the cliffs on the eastern side of the Trotternish Peninsula

 

Kilt Rock Waterfalls................

 

………......so called because the adjacent basalt columns resemble the pleats of a kilt

 

Duntulm Castle and Tulm Island near the northern tip of The Isle

(the Outer Hebrides visible across The Minch)

 

One of the local inhabitants

 

Sunset over Macleods Tables

 

The ferry from Armadale to Mallaig offers this view of the mainland and Sandaig Bay