Seal on rocks and Skervuile lighthouse off the Isle of Jura

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Picture of a large Seal on some rocks, a lighthouse visible behind the rocks
Seal on rocks and Skervuile lighthouse off the Isle of Jura

A view from the RIB on the way from Craighouse on Jura to the Corryvreckan whirlpool: A large Seal is resting on a rocky outcrop in the Bay of Small Isles, for a brief moment the Skervuile lighthouse in the Sound of Jura comes into view in a gap in the rocks.

Beinn Shiantaidh and Craighouse from the water, Isle of Jura

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Picture of a scree covered mountain towering over a coastal village
Beinn Shiantaidh and Craighouse from the water, Isle of Jura

Taken not long after leaving Craighouse pier for a trip to the Corryvreckan, a view of Beinn Shiantaidh (one of the Paps of Jura) towering over the northern end of Craighouse. I was staying in the white lower cottage on the right hand side of the four cottages for a week in June 2019.

Early morning June sunshine at the Bay of Small Isles, Isle of Jura

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Picture of some colourful early morning hazy sunshine above a bay with some small islands
Early morning June sunshine at the Bay of Small Isles, Isle of Jura

After the sunrise the sun quickly started to climb up in the sky, partially hiding behind some clouds. The light was still beautiful, with the sun reflecting on the water while the Argyll mainland was visible in the distance,