Sunday, 27 September 2009

Destination revealed

Time to reveal that the three photographs were taken at our first holiday stopover which was Orkney, Yes Chris you got it right. In fact many of you came very close as Orcadians consider themselves closer connected to Norway than the UK. Thank you for taking the time to comment.
We stopped in a lovely self catering Victorian terrace house in Kirkwall and spent our time exploring the islands. I know Biker Ted will be writing the trip up in detail on his blog at some point so I will just post some photos if that is ok.

Dunnet Head

Dunnet Head Lighthouse, Scotland

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Leaving Scotland behind

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Standing Stones of Stenness

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The Ring o' Brodgar

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The last three photos were taken within 20 minutes of each over, as you can see the weather was changeable to say the least! At one point during our stay the wind reached over 80 mph forcing the cancellation of the ferry services

Lise, I did tell Ted off for not wearing his scarf ( See first photo) he did wear it later and thanks you very much.

I hope to take inspirations from my photos over the winter and will keep you posted on my progress. Also, I bought back a couple of small items from one of the other Islands that we visited and will be giving them away at the end of my holiday reports so anyone who has commented so far plus anyone who comments over the next week or so will go in the draw.

Hope you are all having a great weekend!

Sunday, 20 September 2009

I'm back! did you miss me?

Hi, we got back about 4 hours ago, tired and in need of a meal and a drink. As I have around 1000 photos to sort out, I thought I would post just three today just to get you guessing.

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Can any one guess where we were? I know that around three of you know as I replied to e-mails whilst there, but does anyone else fancy a guess?

Friday, 4 September 2009