Islay and Jura from Oronsay

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Picture of a view from an island to two other islands, a lighthouse just visible on one of them
Islay and Jura from Oronsay

A view from the track to Oronsay farm and priory, looking over to Islay (towards the right) and Jura (towards the left). Eilean Ghaoideamal in the mid distance. If you look closely you can just make out Rhuvaal lighthouse at the far northern end of Islay right in the centre of the picture.

Picture courtesy of my sister Imke.

Paddle Steamer Waverley on Loch Long (from a journey to Islay)

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Picture of the paddle steamer Waverley cruising on a loch, a wooden old sailing yacht anchored in the background
Paddle Steamer Waverley on Loch Long (from a journey to Islay)

While I haven’t seen the PS Waverley on Islay yet (she visits every once in a while) I have seen her in Glasgow and as in this picture on Loch Long. I had picked up my sister at the airport in Glasgow and we were on our way to Kennacraig for the ferry to Islay. Driving around the top of Loch Long I spotted the Waverley and told my sister to grab my camera. I caught up with the Waverley at the open stretch just before the road turns off to Glen Croe at Ardgartan and my sister managed to get a few shots including this one. Also note the nice wooden yacht anchored in the background.