Crossing Corran River at the stepping stones, Isle of Jura

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Picture of walkers crossing a small river using stepping stones, mountains in the backgroundA walk on Jura during the Islay walking week 2007, here we are on the final stretch from the Paps of Jura returning to the Three Arched Bridge. We are crossing the Corran River at the stepping stones just below Loch an t-Siob. Beinn a’Chaolais in the background (the other two Paps are on the right, not in the picture).

Barnhill from the south, Isle of Jura

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Picture of remote house in a coastal landscape (Barnhill on the Isle of Jura)A view of Barnhill in the far north east of Jura, where George Orwell wrote his famous book ‘1984’. The Sound of Jura with the mainland on the other side in the background. Taken on a beautiful April afternoon on the return from a walk to the Gulf of Corryvreckan to the see the famous whirlpool where Orwell and his son ran into trouble.

MV Eilean Dhiura on a clear day in the Sound of Islay

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Picture of a small car ferry in a Sound between two islands on a clear sunny dayThe MV Eilean Dhiura crossing from Islay to Jura on a very clear April afternoon in 2015. In the middle distance the small lighthouse at Carragh an t-Sruith on Jura. Behind it the north of Colonsay and in the far distance the Isle of Mull with Ben More (the only island Munro outside of the Isle of Skye).