Steve somehow managed to sneak his paraglider into the camper van and even got a couple of small flights in from above the campsite near Oban .
Rachel enjoying the amazingly calm conditions that dominated the first part of our time in Scotland .
And we're off !
Passing the lighthouse on Lismore as we enter the Sound of Mull .
Coming in to the Coll dock .
Not too much traffic !
A pleasant campsite , though very expensive !...maybe the extra cost was levied due to the unique campsite residents...Corncrakes !
Heavy going through the sandy bit of a lovely circumnavigation of the South section of Coll .
Some of the Machair flowers .
Hogh Bay .
Enjoying the bikes .
Another bloody cranesbill..
On the move...looking for a wild camp..
Looks pretty wild here...
Yes ! This looks just right...even in the fog.
We made short thrift of that !
Well camouflaged flat-fish .
Well camouflaged green beetle...until it's not in the grass .
The beautiful coastal scenery .
Sticky insectiverous Sundew .
Near Gallanach .
Sea watching .
And we're off to Tiree .
Balephuil Bay .
Not a bad picnic spot .
The 1.5 km long beach of Traigh Bhi .
Another lovely camping spot...this time one of the 'crofting sites'...well nearly ! The actual official site was just behind the gravel pit in the distance !
Steve managed another flight down off the hill behind the campsite ( the highest point on Tiree...Carnan Mor 141m) to land next to the van .
One of traditional black houses .
For sale !
Excellent cycling territory...not too many hills !
" We know where you live !"
The croft site near West Hynish .
Another island...Skye !
Stunning views of the Cuillin from the Glenbrittle campsite .
A walk up into Coire Lagan .
The clear waters of the lochan .
The view across Coire Lagan from Sgurr Dearg to Sgurr Alastair...the highest point on Skye .