Northern Sound of Islay from Beinn Dubh

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Picture of a view over a sound between two island from the foot of a hill
Northern Sound of Islay from Beinn Dubh

A view from the slopes of Beinn Dubh, looking north over the Sound of Islay. Jura on the right. In the distance on the Islay shore you can just make out the small lighthouse at Carraig Mhòr. On the right the sailing yacht under spinnaker I had seen below the Paps earlier.

Sailing yacht under spinnaker in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a sailing yacht under spinnaker in a sound between two islands, mountains tower over the yacht
Sailing yacht under spinnaker in the Sound of Islay

Seen from the slopes of Beinn Dubh, a sailing yacht making her way north in the Sound of Islay under a red spinnaker (which the crew had hoisted only minutes before I took this picture, good timing by them!). The Paps of Jura tower over the scene, dwarfing the yacht.

Walker’s lunch view from Beinn Dubh, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a group of walkers resting on the top of a hill for lunch
Walker’s lunch view from Beinn Dubh, Isle of Islay

A view west from the summit of Beinn Dubh (267m) during the Islay walking week 2019. Loch Leathann on the left, Loch Fada on the right. If you look closely you can just about make out Loch Indaal in the haze in the distance.