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Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)


by SusieThePensioner » Wed Nov 02, 2011 7:11 pm

Date walked: 10/10/2011

Distance: 0.5 km

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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:35 pm

dogplodder wrote:My friend from Elgol says the view from Elgol is one of the best in Europe - and you've captured it beautifully!

Well done on managing the stony beach. Having a mum with osteo arthritis I know what an achievement that is!


Thank you and, yes, I feel it was an achievement negotiating the beach :lol:
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:37 pm

fazerneil wrote:You may not have felt you could get to ideal spot to sit but I think you found it anyway, some very good photographs, especially with the time lapse on the waves and looks a lovely beach for combing


Thank you, it did seem to be a good place to sit and a pity I couldn't explore further :D
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby lomondwalkers » Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:40 pm

Brilliant stuff Susie!! What a reward for your effort :D Those wave pictures are awesome!! I do hope you will share the website with us when it's up and running 8)
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:38 pm

lomondwalkers wrote:Brilliant stuff Susie!! What a reward for your effort Those wave pictures are awesome!! I do hope you will share the website with us when it's up and running


Thanks Dave. I'll put a link on but still working out the intricacies of setting the galleries out :lol:
Looking forward to seeing all your photos with your newly acquired photographic skills :D
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby lochfyne » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:08 pm

Hi Susie

Your heading immediately caught my eye as I lived for my first 17 years in Elgol, before leaving home to work, get married......

Your great report and smashing photos took me back to the shore at Elgol - our school was to the immediate right of your first photo and the school wall bordered onto the foreshore.

You have made my day.

Thank you
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:40 pm

lochfyne wrote:Hi Susie

Your heading immediately caught my eye as I lived for my first 17 years in Elgol, before leaving home to work, get married......

Your great report and smashing photos took me back to the shore at Elgol - our school was to the immediate right of your first photo and the school wall bordered onto the foreshore.

You have made my day.

Thank you


THANK YOU, that's made my day as well. I first went to Elgol in 1970 and it was such a wonderful place that I always wanted to go back. We spent a few hours there 3 years ago but, this time, hired a cottage up the road and had a whole week with absolutely fantastic views :D I actually managed to get back onto the beach a few days later and the sea was flat calm :lol:

Cuillins, calm afternoon1.jpg
calm sea
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby Chrisabelle » Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:04 pm

I was at Elgol earlier this year, lovely place and the school is still as "lochfyne" describes it.
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby L-Hiking » Fri Nov 04, 2011 5:11 pm

Great pics Susie the waves crashing over those rocks are amazing I am definitely going to get myself a new camera!!

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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:25 pm

Chrisabelle wrote:I was at Elgol earlier this year, lovely place and the school is still as "lochfyne" describes it.


Fantastic place for a school altho did wonder what happens if there's snow and ice as the hill is a bit steep!!
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Fri Nov 04, 2011 8:32 pm

Luvhiking wrote:Great pics Susie the waves crashing over those rocks are amazing I am definitely going to get myself a new camera!!

Geoff


Thanks Geoff, any idea what camera you want to get?
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby L-Hiking » Tue Nov 08, 2011 9:34 pm

SusieThePensioner wrote:Thanks Geoff, any idea what camera you want to get?


Not got a clue, something not to heavy,that will take pictures without being to high tech

Any suggestions? :?
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby mrssanta » Tue Nov 08, 2011 11:31 pm

oh my!!!
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:21 pm

mrssanta wrote:oh my!!!


I hope that means you like the report? :lol:
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby SusieThePensioner » Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:38 pm

Luvhiking wrote:Not got a clue, something not to heavy,that will take pictures without being to high tech

Any suggestions?


I'll PM you rather than keep discussing cameras here :D
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Re: Life's a Beach (at Elgol!)

Postby kinley » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:37 pm

Ah - Elgol. Surely one the most magnificent views in Scotland. Not too close and not too far away from the Cuillin.

You got some great moody photos there.

Well worth a boat trip from there on a good day.
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