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Enjoying the Incredible History of Orkney

Long before coming to Orkney I had heard and dreamt of visiting Scara Brae but a trip here and I...

Four days on the Isle of Barra

With barely a dozen houses to the south of me and nothing between me and the Newfoundland shores of Canada,...

Summer Isles Festival

How would you like to live in a village called Achiltibuie? I just love the name, but much more importantly...

Iceland – Day 6 – Húsavík to Saudárkrókur

If sulphur is good for the skin then just taking a shower in the guesthouse should be very healthy.  Most...

Iceland – Day 5 – Egilsstadir to Húsavík

Another change of scenery as we left Egilsstadir and climbed to around 550m to 600m in elevation where we spent...

Iceland – Day 4 – Höfn to Egilsstadir

Höfn was a small village of about 2,200 people according to the web but still considered a town by Iceland...

Iceland – Day 3 Vik to Höfn

If yesterday I opened with “the scenery is spectacular” then I need an adjective that is considerably stronger today.  The...

Iceland – Day 2 – Reykjavik to Vik

You are not even out of Reykjavik and the scenery is spectacular.  Within the first half hour we are looking...

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