Album: Road Trip 2010

Keswick, Cumbria

Off to the Lake District next week for a few days. I’m not expecting miracles, but weather like this would be much appreciated.

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Colour me impressed

OK, OK, I know: I’m a city boy at heart. But I defy anyone to be less than impressed when rounding a corner on a lonely road in the Scottish Highlands at dusk to be confronted with a hillside covered in red deer does and stags.

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My lovely co-pilot

I’ve just realized, in shaking my head at how far behind I am on adding photos from the past two years, that I have only posted around half of the shots from our summer road trip in 2010! Here’s Jo at her all-time favourite beach: Oldshoremore, on the far north west coast of Scotland.

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Cnoc Fyrish, Alness, Scotland

Looming over Evanton on the Cromarty Firth is Cnoc Fyrish and the strange construction on its summit is the Fyrish Monument. The construction was the brainchild of Sir Hector Munro of Novar, who had it built in 1792 to provide work for the unemployed during the time of the Highland Clearances.

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Balchrick, Scotland

The end of the road in the far north west of Scotland: permanenttourist.ch/blog/2011/02/balchrick-scotland/

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Oldshoremore, Scotland

Long exposure with a tripod (rapidly sinking into the sand) as well as grey grad and two stop ND filters. More information about the location at Permanent Tourist.

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Oldshoremore, Scotland

Long exposure with a tripod (rapidly sinking into the sand) as well as grey grad and two stop ND filters. More information about the location at Permanent Tourist.

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