Heavy rain over Beinn Bheigier, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a dark cloud over an island with some heavy rain falling in one place, seen from a ferry
Heavy rain over Beinn Bheigier, Isle of Islay

A view from a ferry crossing from Port Askaig to Kennacraig, looking back to Islay. A large dark cloud over the south east of Islay with some heavy rain falling on Beinn Bheigier, Islay’s highest hill.

April evening light in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a view up a sound between two islands, a third island visible in the distance. Lighthouses on both sides. A small ferry crossing the channel
April evening light in the Sound of Islay

A view north from an Islay ferry travelling up the Sound of Islay to Port Askaig: Islay with Rhuvaal lighthouse on the left, Jura with Carragh an t-Sruith lighthouse on the right. Colonsay visible in the haze in the distance. In the centre you can just make out the MV James crossing between Islay and Jura

Islay from the Kilberry road in April 2024

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Picture of a view from a coastal road to an island on a sunny April day
Islay from the Kilberry road in April 2024

On my journey to Islay in April 2024 the weather was very nice and I had a bit of time left, so I decided to take the detour via the B8024 Kilberry road. It’s a winding single track road so obviously much slower than the main A83 (not to forget much longer). But on a nice day like I had you’re rewarded with some nice views like this, looking past some fresh spring green across the Sound of Jura to Islay.