Posts Tagged ‘Orkney’

The mysterious secret of Eynhallow.

Eynhallow monestery in the morning light

Blue men hold guard over the little island of Eynhallow. For 6 hours they wave their arms eastwards and 6 hours westwards, creating big standing white crested waves in the water. With their long groping arms they grab everything that tries to get to the island.But there is a moment in the turning of the…

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May the fish be with you.

Pollock on deck of kayak, with a spool of fishing line.

Kayaking makes you hungry. We had some romantic ideas and mouth-watering dreams about catching fish as we went. Easy peasy, fish swim by them self, no need to carry extra weight. Just throw out a line and catch fish, simple….. Or not…..It took us three years to learn how to seriously catch fish. We both…

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The Old Man of Hoy

The Old Man of Hoy rises one hundred and thirty-seven meters above the sea. It is a temporary monument in an almost timeless landscape. It is the tallest sea stack in Britain and in my opinion one of the most fascinating ones around the Scottish coast. Its warm orange and red layers of Old Red…

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