Dai's slow LeJog July 17th 2010 Stromness to Hoy day trip
There is only one ferry each way to north Hoy so I was on it in plenty of time in the morning. A nice half hour trip with good views of Tysties, Bonxies, Eider duck and Guillemots as well as Kittiwakes and other gulls.
After a dry trip over arrived to a heavy squall!! .
Heading up the hill I arrived at the road end to the path through the hill ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Orkney Islands » Hoy Island Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I'm the wrong side of fifty and carrying a bit of weight. I live and work in a beautiful part of Wales but have an ambition to cycle around as much of the UK and beyond. I interested in wildlife and the countryside and the history that has made it. I am also trying to learn Welsh - Dwy'n dysgu Cymraeg - so some entries may be in Welsh. ... full info