Category Archives: Scotland

Levenwick

June 5, 2017 When we arrived at Tingwall from Fair Isle, we took the taxi-bus to Lerwick and picked up our rental car—a red VW Up! rather than a blue one this time—and headed for The South, as the road … Continue reading

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Marooned on Fair Isle

June 3, 2017 Today was the day for us to leave Fair Isle. It’s been fun being here but it’s time to carry on and see more of Shetland. It was a beautiful day with sunshine, blue sky, and very … Continue reading

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Fair Isle

May 30, 2017 We were (hopefully) flying to Fair Isle this morning, so after breakfast we cleaned out our food and packed our bags. We checked out of our room and then headed over to the airport at Tingwall, stopping … Continue reading

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Lerwick, again

May 27, 2017 It was a beautiful day when we got up, blue sky and not much wind. There were lots of things we could do, but we dithered for a while trying to decide which of them was right … Continue reading

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Hillswick

May 24, 2017 We caught the 3 pm ferry from Yell to Mainland and headed towards Hillswick. Tonight we were staying at Almara B&B in Upper Urafirth, near Hillswick, and we had instructions on getting there but they were based … Continue reading

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Yell

May 23, 2017 We woke up to grey skies and drizzle this morning, and Rosemary now had the sore throat which had been the start of Paul’s cold. Now both of us had it. The Davids had already breakfasted and … Continue reading

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Fetlar

May 21, 2017 We were up at 8 am this morning; the weather looked promising for the day. Our ferry to Gutcher, on Yell, was at 9:30 am so we headed over there just after 9 am and we were … Continue reading

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