Friday, 1 April 2016
This picture shows part of the beach below Torr na Moine, just to the west of Camas nan Geall. The beach is a naturally rocky beach and the sandy area to the right is the result of someone, perhaps many years ago, clearing the rocks to allow him/her to pull a boat up above the beach. It's an ideal place for a landing point as the rocky promontory to the right protects it from the worst gales, usually westerlies.
The naust at Torr na Moine might be very old. By contrast, the ones along the Ormsaigbeg shore were built by the crofters since about 1828, when Ormsaigbeg was turned into a crofting township.