Things I found on the island

Most backpacking trips involve a reassuring process of an increasingly lighter pack as the days pass by. Inevitably as food gets eaten, a pack is relieved of a several kilos, making the last few days generally easier going than the first. Our recent trip to Scarba reversed this trend as I left the island with […]

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The Scrambling Stags of Scarba

Day 1 Barely three months had passed since James and I had visited the west coast of Jura, during our four day escapade we had been pounded by the elements as we scrambled and stumbled over unrelenting tussocky sodden hills. Our efforts were rewarded with some great bothies and wild camps and of the course […]

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