When I was in Ullapool in October, »
Archive of journal entries re "Scotland201703"
There are a variety of ways to take the photographs to use to make a composite, panorama photograph, and a variety of software options to stitch the frames together and deal with any problems; plus there are a number of ratios you can crop the result to, or you »
Inverness was everything I hoped for, seemingly the most temperate area, certainly north of the Central Belt; a good location for heading out to explore, even down to London; and lots going on in the arts and technology, a hub for the highlands and islands.
Everywhere I went »
Third and last time in Inverness on this trip. I had been thinking of going up to Wick for the day, but realized, after a not-too-early start and a detour on the way, that would never happen, and stopped when I got to Dornoch and explored the effects of »
Pulling myself away from the trees at Clanach, I discovered Corrieshalloch Gorge (it sometimes seemed I’d done no research for this trip, but actually I did sort of know about the Gorge but not how amazing it, and the hiking round about, is).
The National Trust carpark for the Gorge »
It’s a great drive north from Tarbert across the Isle of Lewis. It became an example of how you can never do enough research when I got to the standing stones at Callanish and found them surrounded by cones and tape; there was no one there at the time, »
On the Isle of Harris, I drove south from Tarbert along the west side of the island. I stopped for a few hours on the A859 at a couple of places around Seilebost. Every which way I pointed the camera, there was a new idea of how to make »
I had planned the trip so I would hop around the islands with ferries, not bridges; on the way to catch the ferry at Uig, I was able to stop at Portree
While in London I had met someone who offered to introduce me to Glasgow, so I collected my car a day early and headed down the A9 instead of going down the Great Glen along Loch Ness and on to Mallaig as originally planned.
The A9 is »
I originally arrived Inverness last week, on the connecting flight from Amsterdam with Delta/KLM. Very nice airport, but a ways out of town. Bus proved very effective for getting into town, but I left my gloves on the bus and over the next few days, the staff of the »