Isle of Skye, Trotternish

Wenn man Skye bereist, kann das eine sehr langsame Angelegenheit sein, denn alle paar Meter gibt es eine neue, tolle Aus- und Ansicht, die genossen werden will. Als ich zum ersten Mal auf Skye war, wollte ich einen guten Überblick über die möglichst ganze Insel bekommen. Es ging mir nicht so sehr darum, verschiedene Orte…

Falls of Rha, Isle of Skye

If you want to take this photo, beware! Rocks are slippery and you might just get your ancle cought under one. Believe me, I know. Luckily I came out of it, once I calmed down. The Falls of Rha are on of those rather ’normal‘ spots on Skye. This is what happens when everything around…

Over the Sea to Skye

Sing me a song of a lad that is gone, Say, could that lad be I? Merry of soul he sailed on a day Over the sea to Skye. Robert Louis Stevenson Every person in the world who has an interest in Scotland, is very likely to know this song. Especially since it starred as…

Memento

I think melancholy and remembrance are kind of iminent in Scotland. It’s a dramatically beautiful land with a tragic history. I don’t want to claim that I’d know all about that. I don’t. I’m an art history major, but I have never been one for historical dates. Scotland however has not buried history. It’s everywhere….