Arrival at An Cladach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of two walkers arriving at a coastal bothyAn impression from an early Islay walking week, by now over a decade ago. Two of the walkers arrive at An Cladach bothy at the Sound of Islay. The open fire was going in the cottage (note the smoke coming out of the chimney), lit by the walk leader Donald James MacPhee earlier that morning.

Waterfall near An Cladach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a burn (stream) running down a hillside with a waterfall at the bottomViewed from the ferry in the Sound of Islay, this waterfall is just south of An Cladach. Unfortunately I don’t know its name, there’s nothing mentioned in the OS map. It’s at the bottom of Gleann Ghàireasdail.