Rest and be Thankful in April panorama (Journey to Islay)

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Panoramic picture of a valley with roads snaking up on the sideA popular stop on the journey to Islay is the Rest and be Thankful at the top of the mountain pass between Loch Lomond and Loch Long. This is the view into Glen Croe on the Loch Lomond side of the area. You can make out the A83 coming up on the left. Below the old drovers road, which is now used as an alternative route when a landslide has closed the A83. Taken on a journey to Islay in April, still some snow on the top of the hills.

Paps of Jura from Goatfell, Isle of Arran

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Picture of distant mountains, seen across land and sea from another island mountainA follow up to the view of Islay and Jura from Goatfell, here a closer look of the Paps of Jura. Not the greatest quality, but this was back in 2004 when digital cameras weren’t as advanced as they are today.