Enjoying the view over Loch Gorm on the Rhinns of Islay

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Picture of two men on a hill overlooking a loch and the sea on a hazy dayAn impression from an Islay walking week walk on the Rhinns of Islay a number of years ago. Two walkers are enjoying the views from the hills above Rockside Farm (hidden behind the hills on the left, you can just see the access road) over Loch Gorm on the right and Saligo Bay in the distance. Unfortunately it was quite hazy, otherwise the views would have been even better.

Kilchoman and Saligo from Sanaigmore panorama, Isle of Islay

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Panoramic picture of a rugged coast with bays and cragsA view on Islay fascinating west coast, looking south from the cliffs at Sanaigmore. The cliffs in the shade in the foreground are Sliabh Bhrothain (72m), to the right of it the cliffs known as Sleeping Giant to some and Opera House Rocks to others (unusual to see it from the back). Behind it, mostly hidden, is Saligo Bay. Next the hills at Coull Farm, Cnoc Mòr (82m, left) and Carn Mòr (56m, right). Behind it is Machir Bay. In the distance Kilchoman with the Kilchoman Crags, leading on to the shoreline past Kilchiaran.

Geese near Loch Gorm and Saligo, Isle of Islay

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Picture of geese on and flying above a small loch with a rock formation in the backgroundA slightly vague title as unfortunately I can’t remember where exactly this picture was taken: The loch you see in the foreground is either Loch na Cachle or Loch Clach a’ Bhuaile just south west of Loch Gorm. Saligo with the well known rock formation of the Opera House Rocks / Sleeping Giant in the background.