Heading for Skye

Up and out to the gym and then found that I had a chunk out of my tyre, so it was down to the village to get it replaced.  £60 lighter, but feeling more secure, I headed home

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They’ve been cutting down loads of trees on Skye and stacked them in tempting piles like this. Such a photo opportunity.

to pack for our trip to Skye.  Set off around 12.30pm which was an hour later than we had planned.  Trip was fine except the Tamron 70-300mm started acting up again and had to be replaced with the old Tamron 18-200mm which is not a bad lens at all, not as good as the 70-300mm, but at least the focus motor works properly!  Stopped at Dornie to take some photos of the ubiquitous Eilean Donan castle (see below) and again at Storr to photograph the timber piled at the side of the road.  Finally made it to

Staffin at about 7.00pm to a well earned dinner and a wee dram.  Tired, but happy to be in this beautiful place with brilliant people.  Onward to Glen Brittle tomorrow I believe.

 

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The castle that has graced more than its fair share of biscuit tins. It’s Eilean Donan, of course. 365/142

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