Islay & Jura - June 2006

Bruichladdich distillery - note the feet sticking out the top of the still Machir Bay, Kilchoman The vast expanse of Machir Bay Seagulls diving for baby crabs off Machir Bay Television masts, Kilchoman The tip of Loch Gruinart Would that be Colonsay on the horizon?
A rainbow appears in the sea off Nerabus A perfect semicircle Middle section And it ends in the water The Paps of Jura Caol Ila washbacks Inside the Caol Ila mash tun
All operated by one person I spy fermentation More Caol Ila vats The amber liquid Outside Caol Ila again Back to the main road Loch Gruinart Bird Sanctuary
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The white tower of Port Ellen lighthouse Port Ellen from the lighthouse The bay at Carraig Fhada Port Askaig - the ferry to Jura The quiet Sound Dunlossit House, Port Askaig Caol Ila
Small Isles from Craighouse Bay, Jura Craighouse Bay Heading towards the end Road End An unthreatening butterfly Somewhere in there is a giant dragonfly looking like an alien invader Barnhill, where Orwell wrote 1984
A closer view of George Orwell's retreat, Barnhil By Kinuachdrachd Deer stop to stare at us Venison in the wild Land's end is in sight Grey seals on a little island Climbing the last hill
The Sound of Jura Scarba and what may be the remnants of the Corryvreckan whirlpool The Gulf of Corryvreckan And not a maelstrom to be seen A powerboat chances the current The long road back to the car