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MULL HEAD, DEERNESS

really unfortunate that most of the time we had to explore this area (mull head and the gloup) it was ... 'moody'... as in drizzling from mighty grey sky.. but we still managed to poke around the corner and see some of this remote place. mull head is located a bit aside from the main orkney tourist ...
by blueyed
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: MULL HEAD, DEERNESS
Replies: 0
Views: 1321

YESNABY CLIFFS

visit to the cliffs of yesnaby proved again, that the nature has it's own course and if you're hoping for good photos - don't be disheartened by big grey skies, just wait a bit :) it was a bit of a drive to yesnaby, but when we arrived to the small car park at the end of the road, we already knew it...
by blueyed
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:18 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: YESNABY CLIFFS
Replies: 3
Views: 3385

slovenia - soca river walk

the best river bed / gorge we have seen in slovenia. famous, emerald green river soca. lovely forest where you can smell warm bark and resin on a sunny day. thunder of the soca river, the smell, the wind, humidity, this is a multi- dimensional experience, one you will want to repeat. i definitely re...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: slovenia - soca river walk
Replies: 1
Views: 1303

slovenia - svinjak from bovec

svinjak aka matterhorn of bovec there he is, overlooking bovec, looking intimidating. the truth is that yep, this is a rather steep mountain however a little disappointing is the fact that 90% of time the path takes us thru the forest and we have no views! only occasionally we managed to catch a gli...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:27 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: slovenia - svinjak from bovec
Replies: 5
Views: 1667

slovenia - vintgar gorge

located near bled, well signposted, about 15mins drive from town admission about 6eur. worth visiting, this one was second best we visited (second only to soca river). there is a hut, toilet etc gorge itself takes about 1hr walking (each way), there is a nice waterfall at the end (walk pass the hut,...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:24 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Outside Scotland
Topic: slovenia - vintgar gorge
Replies: 1
Views: 945

st abbs head revisited

we've been countless times at st abbs reserve and still we find it one of best places for a walk :) this time we were actually driving down south to england.. but couldnt just pass st abbs without a short visit classic view http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-2Bz6FH4ONto/Vdw6DulVcnI/AAAAAAAASUE/0quKbMayMjY/s1...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:20 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: st abbs head revisited
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

scourie headland little explore

driving up north is an adventure on its own. the rule is- the smaller the road, the better place at its end. this is always true in scotland :) anyway, on our way up to durness area we passed a lot of amazing spots. especially north from ullapool, my heart sinks at the views, serenity and remoteness...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:16 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: scourie headland little explore
Replies: 0
Views: 1874

sandwood bay -well worth the fame

after a very quiet night spent in scourie we drove further north, to sandwood bay i have to mention that the night was fantastic - only missing one element (northern lights) - i was woken up at night by a strong beam of light. i thought that the guys from nearby tent must have gone to the car for so...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: sandwood bay -well worth the fame
Replies: 0
Views: 1753

strathy point, what a disappointment :(

Not a lot to say about strathy point, unfortunately. i really wanted to visit this little peninsula after checking out a map- several sea stacks marked, natural arch, cliffs etc however when we arrived i was a little bit disappointed. couldnt explore cliffs as the area is private and direct coast li...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:50 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: strathy point, what a disappointment :(
Replies: 0
Views: 2045

smoo cave - worth the fame?

one of scotland's most famous caves, so i hear located at the most northerly coast of scotland, smoo cave is nothing more than a hole at the end of long and narrow tongue of sea. it is well signposted, no chance to miss it, but is it really worth so much attention? i'm not sure really... located 5 m...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:45 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: smoo cave - worth the fame?
Replies: 4
Views: 3470

melvich beach, nr tongue

short stop @ melvich beach nr tongue. just in time between rain and more rain.. oh, and we found some fancy stones :) http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-rfv1u5Kg4Dg/Vgav9o_jMaI/AAAAAAAASvg/Ti_oKXnbDAk/s1600/DSC_9237.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6I0_IzO8eN4/VgawSsvA9VI/AAAAAAAASwI/jpeyYxCqfQA/s1600/DSC_9254....
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: melvich beach, nr tongue
Replies: 0
Views: 1795

traigh na uamhag beach nr durness

couple of miles past smoo cave we noticed an island just off the coast, i was really keen to stop and take a picture. we stopped at first conveniece, which happened to be an info point about ceannabeinne clearance :) and we found this beautiful beach, just accidentally :) very much worth exploring, ...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:36 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: traigh na uamhag beach nr durness
Replies: 0
Views: 1091

BALNAKEIL BAY VISIT

we planned to spend that day on cape wrath and kervaig bothy we didnt manage to cross to cape wrath as tide wqas too low and wind was just horrific and the ferry didnt run :( so we moved to next point on out trip plan. pitched the tent at durness campsite and jumped back into the car, drove 2 miles ...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: BALNAKEIL BAY VISIT
Replies: 0
Views: 1932

SMALL BOOKIL -AUTUMN

I dont really need excuses to visit glencoe, however as our friends from england were coming over for a weekend... we happily used it as a VERY GOOD EXCUSE :) i was really keen on revisiting buachaille etive beag, last time i really enjoyed it, and thou it was summer then and we have autumn now i kn...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: SMALL BOOKIL -AUTUMN
Replies: 1
Views: 1821

SEACLIFF BEACH NEAR NTH BERWICK

small private beach near tantallon castle. i've heard about it ages ago and always planned to check it out but was never sure where it was exactly.. untill now :) nice place to visit, i guess that the greatest attraction of this beach are views over to tantallon castle... but there are many longer/w...
by blueyed
Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Walk reports - Scotland
Topic: SEACLIFF BEACH NEAR NTH BERWICK
Replies: 0
Views: 2792
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