Mull impressions


As last weekend was a free weekend for Urzula we decided to move around a bit and stretch our legs. So off we went towards Tobermory and on the way is a rather nice (small) waterfall leaping over the border of an old volcanic basalt flow.

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It’s not huge, but rather impressive… Especially in a time so dry

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All this area must be water-logged when it’s really raining

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Small islands in the middle of the stream

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Well it is obvious how wet it usually is here Zwinkerndes Smiley

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View towards Tobermory over the bay

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Japanese style

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Shattered hopes Smiley

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Yesterday I was driving from Craignure, where the camper is, towards Fionnaphort (ferry to Iona). On the way I cross a middle section which is always amazing. At the moment in deep winter everything is dry and old… With the weather so cloudy this is even more impressive

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Single lane roads with passing places

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just grass, water and sky

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At the end of the middle section is a very nice bay

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and the road is even a two-lane one (for 500 m…)

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Approaching Fionnaphort one can see the beautiful stone formations at the harbour. Usually the weather is quite different as well – despite it being only 50 km away.

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A good day for a hike in Iona

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Our small ferry to the island

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Then in Iona we wen to the Northern part which is very empty (ok, with 125 people living this was to be expected, but here is really nothing…)

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Sandy beaches, wonderful rocks

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And different kind of sea-weeds (mostly edible…)

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Tidal pools teem with life

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Then on the way back (we are talking 16:20 now – so sunset is 15:45 and it’s getting dark soon…) you can still catch some landscape

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Isn’t this amazing! Winter in the Hebrides is a wonderful thing.

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Kategorien:Isle of Mull, Scotland

2 Kommentare

  1. Really impressive, but also really lonely. What’s about the temperatures? (cold/ice cold or moderate)

  2. Mostly we have around 4-8°C (+ ;-)) in Winter and summer can get up to 25. Usually it’s 19 – 22… So Shorts and T-Shirt quite often + rain jacket 🙂 Yet there is loads of light here and the sky changes every 10 minutes

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