Martyn has recently returned from another successful trip to the Isles of Lewis and Harris with another group and here are some of the photo’s taken.
Basking shark off Gallan Head, Lewis.
Fulmars : Guess who was dangling over the top of the 1000ft cliffs on St Kilda?
Baile-na-Cille: Our hotel for the duration with spectacular views ( see below too )
Luskentyre Beach : Oh no, not another beautiful beach to walk along
Could easily be the Caribbean ..
Soay sheep on St Kilda – they are probably the most primitive ‘domestic’
sheep there is (unchanged because isolated since Bronze Age on St Kilda).
Valtos Beach Isle of Lewis
Boreray and Stac an Armin, St Kilda.St Kilda is actually a group of islands, the remains of a volcano crater which blew apart.Those cliffs at the back on Boreray are over 1000ft sheer. The men used to climb about on them collecting seabird eggs and young for food.
Above and below : Approaching St Kilda at speed (about 19 knots at this point)
The Team on St Kilda
Leaving St Kilda .. only 60 miles back !
Old burial ground at Baile-na-Cille