Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Monday, 15 September 2014
Meall mo Chridhe, now a restaurant with rooms. Just above it can be seen the ruins of St Comghan's, a 12th century church which is well worth a visit.
Sunday, 14 September 2014
...stand-off posturing, loud twittering, and the two chasing each other around the place. The frequent result is that neither gets any grain.
Saturday, 13 September 2014
Wijnne & Barends fleet. The company is an old one, having been trading since 1855, and is unusual in that it offers cargo ships which are ice-class. This includes the Warber - hence the odd bow shape, which means she can operate in places where rivers freeze during the winter.
The Seabourne Legend, which came past us the previous evening in the dark, may look a modern ship but she too is a few years old, having been built in Germany and launched in 1992 as the Royal Viking Queen for the Royal Viking Line. She's touted as a top-of-the range cruise ship, with a menu which includes superb cuisine "from French fries to foie gras".
Friday, 12 September 2014
He finally retreated when I moved to get a better angle for a picture. He didn't hurry, slowly sliding himself into the stonework.