Tag: outer hebrides

  • The Beaches of the Outer Hebrides

    written by bensozia on 2010-09-23 #places
    The Beaches of the Outer Hebrides

    "Don't like the weather? Wait twenty minutes." - Scottish saying. I thought the bad weather would never end and I'd never get to see the beach on Benbecula that I'd dreamt about for weeks. Check out the beaches of the outer Hebrides!

  • Lewis & Harris

    written by bensozia on 2010-09-18 #places
    Lewis & Harris

    Remote, isolated and gorgeous. Lewis and Harris or Leòdhas agus na Hearadh in the Outer Hebrides is the largest island in Scotland. Lewis, to the north, has a relatively flat landscape and is home to the island's main(only) city(large town), Stornoway or Steòrnabhagh and also the five thousand-year-old megalithic monument at Calanais.

  • Callanish Stones

    written by bensozia on 2010-09-18 #places
    Callanish Stones

    What the ancients did before TV. This cromlech (Callanish I) in Callanais on the west coast of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, dates from around 3000 BC and is the largest of a number of stone circles that dominate the surrounding landscape.