'Sketching Blog +'
We have driven from Kirkwall down across the Scapa Flow barriers to South Ronaldsay and ‘The Tomb of the Eagles’. So called because the tomb along with human remains also contained the bones & feathers of 14 Sea Eagles. We really enjoyed this, being...read more
We set off from Stromness, after paying our camping dues at the bakery, heading for the metropolis of Kirkwall. We stopped off at Orphir Bay to have a look at the Earl’s Bu, Round Kirk and Orkneyinga Saga Visitor Centre (which was excellent and very...read more
Tuesday Had a look around ‘The Earl’s Palace’ in Kirkwall, which was well worth the £1.80 entrance fee!It took us longer than we thought it would, it being quite involved, so lunch was also quickly sorted out too. We are headed to South Ronaldsay via the...read more
We arrived on Saturday after a choppy crossing from Aberdeen. Pitched the tent on the exposed Point of Ness camp site and made some soup - as there appeared to be no chip shop (we were wrong about this, but it was closed anyway!) This morning we have been...read more