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Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)


Postby AndrewP » Tue Sep 08, 2009 12:53 pm

Route description: The Fairy Glen, near Uig

Date walked: 29/08/2009

Time taken: 1 hours

Distance: 1 km

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Can't leave this magical place unreported.
Tacked on to the end of a day. You can spend anything from 15 minutes to 2 hours here.
Amazing hummocks.
One word of warning: The grass on the sides of the mounds is Slippery When Wet. I'm still digging the grassy bits out of my DSLR camera...

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Last edited by AndrewP on Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:19 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby legendaryjordan » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:19 pm

Not the longest report ever but informative on the slipper grass :)
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby AndrewP » Wed Sep 09, 2009 2:10 am

Wrote this whilst under the influence of jetlag, so not particularly articulate. Also, I only had the one photo that was any good.
My writing and photographic energies have been directed into the longer walks we did.
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby legendaryjordan » Wed Sep 09, 2009 5:32 pm

I'll check them out
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby mountain coward » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:27 am

Looks a really weird place! It's amazing just how many 'Fairy Glens' there are in Scotland!
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby AndrewP » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:51 am

Yes, it is a weird place. The little hills and hummocks are so steep sided that they don't look natural.

Faeries, I reckon. Faeries.
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Re: Fairy Glen #1 (there are more than one...)

Postby mountain coward » Fri Sep 11, 2009 1:23 am

Well the islands are certainly good for supernatural beings of one kind or another! Especially South Uist...
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