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Well, here i am on the Orkneys on a very blustery ,rainy day.After arriving by ferry from Lerwick,Shetland at 11pm ,i rode to the nearby camping site together with Doug and Ollie from Bedford whom i met at Bergen Airport ,Very nice and humorful Englishmen.The Facilities were excellent (after a lady divulged the code needed to enter the the showers etc.) and at £6.50 very reasonable .Had intended travelling to Stromness but the weather put me off,so thats why i,m now able to blog.The time spent on the Shetlands was interesting and exciting visiting Bird colonies in the South at Sumburgh in the the North on Unst which was quite a long trip but after seeing 10 of thousends of bird hatching and feeding their young on the steep cliffs at Hermaness in northern Unst ,it ... read more




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