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... lucky us the sun was out, we travelled around the island most of the day. Dropping in here and there, was all just awesome. Marcus was on a mission to pick himself up some Harris Tweed, had to be today as all business and shops close tomorrow being Sunday. He had actually seen a hat he quiteliked earlier in Edinburgh but wanted to buy it in Lewis, but ended up buying a very 'dapper' waist coat! On Sunday as everything was shut our house host packed us up a ...
... still cut and collected by local people. On the drive there Corrie had enjoyed a walk near where piles of peat had been cut and left to dry prior to collection.
A drive to Stornoway was next where we walked around a few streets and did ...
... top of a sand dune
overlooking the bay and tried to set up my tent, I was certain that this was no
Tasmania. The wind hit me like a brick wall.And if it wasn’t for my firm grip on my tent, it would have
taken that for a spin around the bay!I did eventually get my tent set up, to my sheer surprise
and then went for a short walk on the beach. I found a group of people around a
... rock formations as well. Whilst here my morning coffee was ready to leave so I tried to find a private spot to micturate, once again there are no trees or toilets. So I snuck behind a rock wall and did a wee on the Butt. That made me giggle all day. Some day I'll find some maturity, but on this day I peed on Lewis's Butt. Toilets, why are there none in Scotland? Even kids playgrounds don't have them. Cafés advertise them as one of their main attractions, delicious food ...
In the Outer Hebrides, or Na H-Eileanan An Iar in Gaelic, 57% of the population still speak Gaelic compared to 1% of the entire Scottish population. On Lewis and Harris, it was great to see signs, brochures, and advertisements in Scots Gaelic, and to hear a little and learn a few words thanks to our guide, Rob! That was just one of the fascinating parts of visiting this remote part of the world. The Isle of Lewis is separated from ...