Thursday, 27 June 2019

The Magical Mystery Tour

We had been promised a rise in temperatures and sun by the weather forecastors.  Sadly this did not materialise, there was a rise in temperature of one or two degrees but no sun to be seen at all.  In fact the odd raindrop  was apparent here and there, not forecast at all.  We did not let this deter us, our minds were made up we were going to go on one of our little adventures and drive down to the adjoining Island of Harris.  A picnic was made along with a flask of coffee and some frozen lemonade and we were ready.

Let me take you on a magical mystery tour...





As you can see from the photographs it was overcast and dreary, with a slight mist over the mountains but it didn't detract from its beauty.  A rather desolate but powerful landscape with plenty of stunning views to hold your attention.





We were soon approaching Tarbert one of the main Townships of Harris where we stopped for a stroll around the little gift stores.  There was so much to see and admire, certainly some very talented people.  The paintings and photographs were a real delight.








 After a coffee and comfort break we were back on the road or should I say single lane tracks with twists and turns and never ending amounts of passing places.  Quite scary at times but breathtaking in its beauty.





 Let me show you the tracks and some of the others we shared it with...






  That made us smile, moving over so we could pass...





It did brighten up a little and we managed to find a beautiful place to sit and have our picnic.  I will save that for another post.  It was so nice to get out and about for a few hours and admire the beauty that surrounds us.

Gerard is feeling a lot better, although was a little stiff getting out of the car.  The steroid injection has certainly helped.  He is back to walking around the house a little.

The chive vinegar I have never made before but I intend to use it for a salad dressing and marinades.

See you soon.

































27 comments:

  1. I am glad that you love it... There certainly is a wild beauty in it all. You will find your chive vinegar simply delicious. ☺️

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  2. Oh what beautiful countryside it's wonderful the green. The rocks with the lichen the sheep the cows it's all wonderful, I hope your husband stays feeling a bit better.

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  3. I'm pleased to hear that Gerard is feeling a little better and that you were able to get out and enjoy that beautiful scenery.

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  4. I am glad that Gerard is feeling better.

    What a lovely trip out. The Isle of Harris looks wonderful.
    Hugs-x-

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  5. Thanks for that wonderful tour...such gorgeous countryside. I am loving that bright yellow building with the red roof!

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  6. So glad your husband is feeling better!!!!

    A misty landscape, has a unique beauty, all its own. What a wonderful trip!

    ✨✨✨✨✨

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  7. Lovely trip out for you both.

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  8. What a lovely tour. There is beauty in every weather.

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  9. That so reminded me of driving through Islay many years ago....especially the sheep!

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  10. Oh, it was just beautiful, and breathtaking in spots. A little mist or even rain could never spoil the beauty there. I love the sheep along the drive. Glad the injection has helped your husband. Those steroid injections in my back is what keeps me going.

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  11. Lovely photos. So wild and rocky and picturesque. The mist only makes it more so but I'm glad you found a dry spot to have your picnic.

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  12. What beautiful photos...

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  13. I'm glad that Gerard is doing better. The chive vinegar sounds delicious. I loved seeing your photos, too.

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  14. You might get better weather tomorrow but then it might be too hot. Beautiful countryside whatever the weather.

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  15. The scenery is stunning isn't it. That last sheep looks lovely and clean. I wanted to take a brush and make it all sleek and smooth.

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  16. I enjoyed looking at your pics, beautiful place to visit!

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  17. I'm glad that your husband is feeling a little better and you decided to go on a trip to Harris. Thank you for sharing with us. It looks like rugged terrain, but amazing scenery.

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  18. شركة المثالية للتنظيف

    شركة المثالية توفر علي ربة المنزل عناء التنظيف، والمواظبة علية بإستمرار، خصوصا وأن ربة المنزل الآن يكون عليها مهام كثيرة شاقة ولا يكون لديها مساحة من الوقت للقيام بمهام التنظيف، وليس فقط التنظيف هي من مهام الشركة بل أن الشركة أيضاً تُقدم مجموعة مُختلفة من الخدمات الأخرى التي تخدم راحة عُملائها، بالإضافة إلي تقديم مُستوي عالي من الكفاءة في تنفيذ الخدمة. خدمات شركة المثالية: ولأن شركة المثالية تقوم علي راحة عُملائها في تقوم بتوفر مجموعة مُختلفة من الخدمات مثل: • تنظيف الستائر. • تنظيف المفروشات. • تنظيف السجاد والموكيت. • تنظيف الكنب. • تنظيف المجالس. • مُكافحة الحشرات. • رش مُبيدات. • تسليك مجاري. حيثُ أن لدينا مجموعة من أكفأ العمُال والأيدي العاملة، بالإضافة إلي اننا يوجد ليدنا أحدث أنواع الأجهزة والماكينات التي تُساعدنا في عملنا، بالإضافة إلي أن المساحيق المُستخدمة في عمليات التنظيف نقوم بإستيرادها من الخارج، وهي مُصرحة من وزارة الصحة ولا ضرر عليها. كما أن شركة المثالية تستقبل تليفونات عُملائها علي المدار اليوم لإستقبال طباتهم وإستفسارتهم بإستمرار. عزيزي العميل نُحاول أن نوفر لك جميع ما تحتاج إلية، علاوة علي ان أسعارنا لا تقبل المُنافسة.

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  19. You live in such a beautiful place. Thank you for sharing with all of us so we can enjoy it too.

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  20. I love a good drive, especially with stunning scenery like that! Hopefully I'll make it up that way one day :)

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  21. Oh, how I loved your magical tour. I enlarged all the photos and sat back and enjoyed this rare opportunity to visit such a rare and beautiful place.

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  22. A nice entertaining drive round, the locals are so polite using the passing places aren't they! lol. Glad Gerard is feeling much better now and more mobile, Cx

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  23. Looks like a great outing for you both and wonderful that Gerard is able to walk about to enjoy the lovely views. The open air is good for a change.

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  25. Lovely seeing all of your photographs.
    I'm pleased to read that Gerard is feeling a lot better.

    My good wishes.

    All the best Jan

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  26. I'm catching up by reading your posts backwards. In a way I'm glad, because I still don't know what's going on with Gerard, but by reading July 12 first, I know he's better.
    Way to go, Gerard!

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