Some quick snaps while walking along Princes Street during my lunch break, it’s a beautiful day in Edinburgh today.
Stromness is mainland Orkney’s second largest town, and after our west mainland explorations of Skara Brae, Yesnaby and the Orkney Brewery, we headed there to soak up some of the sunshine that had appeared! Stromness Harbour is a bustling place, with the huge Northlink ferry towering over small fishing boats. There was a visiting tall…
At the end of August, my brother and I had an overnight trip to Orkney. With just over 30 hours on the mainland, we had to strike a balance of touring some key tourist sites without tearing round like maniacs, and we started off with an afternoon on the west mainland.
I’ve written previously about a trip to Lybster Harbour, which has taken a star turn recently in featuring as a filming location for The Crown. However, the East Coast of Caithness is jam packed with more harbours, and after we visited Laidhay Croft Museum, we chose a beautifully day to visit Latheronwheel Harbour.