Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Friday, 11 August 2017

Skara Brae & Skaill House

Neolithic village of Skara Brae


Skaill House, the home of the man who unearthed Skara Brae - in his back garden


Nice office with a great window!


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Orkney - Post 3

Puffins on one of our coast walks



It gets VERY windy so you need a strong roof


Sunday, 6 August 2017

Orkney - Post 2

Interesting alleyway in Stromness

Stromness harbour


Can't recall the reason for this - but it was a good reason!

The excellent ferry we travelled on to the island

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Orkney - Post 1

On the ferry to Orkney around the island of Hoy.
Here's the stack known as "The Old Man Of Hoy"

We didn't believe it when two climbers on the top were waving at us!

Our base for the week was the Stromness Hotel - in Stromness...
Here's some of our U3A walking group - all set for the week

View from the hill (Brinkies Brae) overlooking the town


Already, some impressive orchids