Posts Tagged ‘boat trip’

Stuck on an Island for two weeks!

Well not quite true. I was working down in Dorset and had to catch a ferry out to the island in the evening and return in the morning. I managed a few shots with the Sony before the battery ran out – who didn’t bring the charger!! I tried a star shot or two but [...]

Posted by pete on December 13th, 2013 under Uncategorized Tags: ,  •  No Comments

A long walk on Skye 2012 – panoramas

I took quite a few panorama shots during the walk, and as expected the mountain shots are the most spectacular. But each day represents something special and sums up the landscape fairly well. Note that day six is absent due to the weather – you’ll have to read the blog for that one. Hope these [...]

Posted by pete on June 1st, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , ,  •  2 Comments

A long walk on Skye 2012 – Day Three

Torrin to Elgol via Blaven – 12.7 miles with 4200ft of ascent Intermission over and time to catch up thank goodness for short days anyway yesterday was a new day, forgotten is the tough pathless trek from day two and remembered is the hill I have to climb. Hill? Proper mountain I should say, and [...]

Posted by pete on May 11th, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  2 Comments

A long walk on the Isle of Skye 2012 – Day Zero

Day zero will take me from Manchester to Arisaig on the coast of the North West Highlands of Scotland. I finished work on the rig on Friday, flew back to Manchester on Saturday and then spent a manic day and a half packing, waterproofing, checking my gear, shopping for bits and bobs – all good [...]

Posted by pete on May 7th, 2012 under Uncategorized Tags: , , ,  •  4 Comments

The Isle of Skye – Sgurr na Stri…the best view in Britain?

An 8 mile walk from Loch Coriusk landing steps, up Sgurr na Stri, down to Camasunary Bay and along the coast path to Elgol. (WARNING: THE COASTAL PATH IS VERY EXPOSED IN PLACES) This was one of those walks that gave everything to me – pure pleasure all the way. After seeing pictures from the [...]

Posted by pete on October 9th, 2011 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  No Comments

Throbby Williams goes to Castle Crag

It was lovely to have my sister and family to stay, and after a trip down to Wales they requested a trip up to the Lake District. The problem for me was to pick a walk that wouldn’t stretch the legs or bored the mind of a nearly teenager. So I chose Castle Crag as [...]

Posted by pete on August 24th, 2011 under Uncategorized Tags: , ,  •  No Comments