Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about highlands

  • The most popular photo I’ve posted to Flickr is of Loch Garry, off the A9 between Perth and Inverness.

  • I’m back from an extended break over Christmas and the New Year, which I spent with family in Scotland. My photographic goal was to get out and capture the landscape no matter what the weather threw at me, and I’m quite pleased with the shots I achieved in the “dreich” (grey, wet and overcast) weather.…

  • 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 wild red deer.

  • Balchrick, Scotland

    Although it doesn’t look much, this remote – really remote – hamlet was the turning point on our mammoth road trip last summer, from Switzerland to Scotland and back.

  • Suilven, from the main road

    During a day’s driving to the north western corner of Scotland this summer, much of the round trip to our destination was on a road like this.