Dolphins from the Islay ferry in Port Askaig

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Picture of 4 Dolphins jumping and swimmingNot the greatest picture, but unfortunately I only had a small camera with me and the light was fading rapidly on a late November afternoon. While waiting for the ferry to leave these four Dolphins showed up right below on the starboard side (the side facing the Sound of Islay while berthed). They were constantly on the move, changing direction, jumping, turning, you never knew where they would show up next. A great show which lasted for about 10 minutes I estimate.

Moody Sound of Islay from the ferry

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Picture of a view into a sound between two islands on an overcast summer eveningA view from the Islay ferry on the way to Port Askaig on an overcast and hazy June evening. Looking into the Sound of Islay the hills on both sides appear as silhouettes. Just right of centre the old boathouse, I believe now a refreshment stop on the new private golf course on Jura.