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South Uist: Full Ferries, Eriskay, Lochboisdale, and a Beach (Day 21)

We had a rough night.  The wind howled through the night.  Gusts were powerful enough to sway the van from side to side and make loud noises in the tarp on the pop-top.  Amazingly, the kids slept right through it … Continue reading

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South Uist: Tobha Mòr and Deep Fried Haggis (Day 20)

Hot showers, clean clothes, and a warm breakfast made for an excellent (if slow) start to our day.  Once Heidi was warmed up we continued our trek down the island, stopping whenever we saw something of interest.  One of our first … Continue reading

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Harris to Uist: The Master of Tweed, a Ferry, and Lots of Stones (Day 19)

Morning brought sunshine, a warm van, and a rush to get things accomplished so we could make it to the ferry in time.  Our first project was driving back around a couple of bays to Luskentyre, so we could pay … Continue reading

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Isle of Harris: More Beaches, More Tweed, and St. Clement’s Church (Day 18)

We had a lovely lazy morning at the Minch View Campsite. When we awoke, we were surrounded by sheep roaming through the grass outside the van, and their antics were quite entertaining. Our first destination for the day was Luskentyre, … Continue reading

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Isle of Harris: Tarbert, Tweed, and a Stroll (Day 17)

We woke at our beautiful beachside campsite a bit after 8am, and it was sweltering! The sun had come out strong and early. We had a breakfast of “pancakes” from a mix (more like French crepes, really), which was a … Continue reading

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Isle of Lewis: Black Houses, a Broch, Standing Stones, and Beaches (Day 16)

After a quick breakfast of baked goods, we said a fond farewell to our lovely bay.  Back on the road, we continued our trek south along Lewis, not sure what all we’d be able to see and do since it … Continue reading

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Isle of Lewis: Stornoway, Tweed, and our Own Private Bay (Day 15)

Our campsite wasn’t anything special but it was close to Stornoway, our first destination of the day.  We got underway quickly and drove along the waterfront, keeping an eye out for an inviting breakfast spot.  Nothing jumped out at us … Continue reading

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