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Riasg Buidhe – an abandoned village on the Isle of Colonsay

It is not that easy to find but if you go to the recycling depot at the highest point on the road between Scalasaig and Kiloran on the Isle of Colonsay, then follow the rough track that leads towards the … Continue reading

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Homeward to Mingulay

Heel y’ho boys, let her go, boys Bring her head round now all together Heel y’ho boys, let her go boys Sailing homeward to Mingulay! What care we tho’ white the Minch is  What care we for wind and weather? … Continue reading

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St Kilda

The St Kilda archipelago lies a choppy 45 miles west across the Atlantic Ocean from the Isle of Harris in Scotland’s Western Isles. Constantly settled from at least 5,000 years ago until 1930, when the inhabitants were finally evacuated, it … Continue reading

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