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Green at Port Ellen, Islay Scotland421 viewsA beautiful day, a beautiful site. We had lunch here one day; fish and chips from the "Nippy Chippy". Brilliant !!!
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Round Church, Bowmore, Islay, Scotland444 viewsTaken from one of the side streets. During the 2010 Feis Ile trip I was able to take a shot, that I liked, from near the water and looking back up the hill toward the church.
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Laphroaig distillery from just outside the "peat fire"294 viewsA rather dreich (dreary) day. We were touring the distillery and I stepped outside for a moment.
This information is from Wiki: "The meaning of the toponym is unknown but a commonly suggested derivation implies the elements "lag" (Gaelic: hollow), "breid" (Norse: broad) and "vik" (Norse: bay), implying an original Gaelic form something like "Lag Bhròdhaig" (the hollow of Broadbay). The name may be related to a placename on the east coast of Islay, "Pròaig", again suggested as meaning "broad bay"."

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Carraig Fhada Lighthouse289 viewsNear Kilnaughton (Cill Neachtain) Bay. This was a short walk from the B&B (Samhchair: pronounced "Sahcurr" and meaning tranquility) that we stayed in at the beginning and end of our trip.
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Tarbert Parish Church, An Tairbeart (Tarbert), Scotland228 viewsSnapped this while walking from our B&B (MacDonald's) to downtown Tarbert.
http://www.sacredscotland.org.uk/church/tarbert-parish-church
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