Traigh Bhan and Eilean Mor panorama, Isle of Islay

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Panoramic picture of a coastal landscape with a small beach and various cliffsA view in the north west of Islay on a bright and sunny June afternoon. Traigh Bhan on the left, a small beach but very beautiful and always empty (as it is quite remote). Eilean Mor just right of centre with Eilean Dubh hiding behind it. Carraig nam Fear on the right.

Laphroaig hip flask on the beach, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a Laphroaig hip flask resting on a rock on a beachA memory from a nice Islay walk in June 2013 courtesy of my sister Imke. My then new Laphroaig hip flask on a rock at Traigh Bhan north of Saligo. There’s also a picture of me enjoying a taste of the Laphroaig 18yo which was in said flask.

Cliffs under dark clouds, Isle of Islay

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Picture of steep cliffs under dark cloudsA view from the north west of Islay, close to where the Exmouth ran aground and sank tragically with the loss of many souls. The beach of Traigh Bhan with the small memorial in the dune above is just to the left (not in picture)