Our week on Iona is over too quickly. I am so grateful to have found Walking Awake
, and the fabulous guides Denise and Nick. A very different kind of trip than we are used to, and exactly how we wanted to see Iona!
Sunrise as we prepare to leave Iona.
Iona is quite agricultural. A tractor in a field on the way to the ferry landing.
Houses on the shore of Iona seen from the ferry landing with the Iona Abbey at the right.
Oban to Mull ferry opening its doors to offload vehicles at Craignure, Mull.
Looking back at Craignure, Mull from the deck of the Mull to Oban ferry.
Nice sailing weather on our ferry ride from Mull to Oban.
Close view of Duart Castle from the Mull to Oban ferry.
Looking southwest at Duart Castle from the Mull to Oban ferry.
Lismore Lighthouse on the island of Eilean Musdile on the ferry ride from Mull back to Oban.
Four story keep, built in the 15th Century, of Dunollie Castle located just northeast of the entrance to Oban harbor.
Looking back at the entrance to Oban harbor from the deck of the Mull to Oban ferry with the tower of the keep at Dunollie Castle at the right.
Houses along the shore just north of the Oban town center seen from the Mull to Oban ferry. At the left is the keep of Dunollie Castle and at the right is St Columba's Cathedral.
Dunstaffnage Castle located just north of Oban. Much of the castle as it is today was built by the MacDougalls in the 1200s.
Connel Bridge which is a cantilever bridge that spans Loch Etive at Connel in Scotland. Built as a railroad bridge in 1903 a car lane was added later.
View of Loch Lomond and the mountains to the east on our way from Oban back to Glasgow.
Francie Stoutamire Photography