storied Fair Isle has a reputation for tough weather, but we had sunshine
Lots of birds, sheep and a few people.
are still some traditional crofters living on the island, as well as a
number of enthusiastic bird watchers and a small number of holidaymakers,
like this guy enjoying biking over the open, relatively dry moorland.
After Fair Isle we had a nice sail to Kirkwall in the Orkneys, but then a spell of wet weather with strong westerly winds, so we sailed on to Inverness and the Caledonian Canal instead of going straight to the West coast as planned.
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