On Morvern's south shore, along the Sound of Mull, stands the remaining wall of the
Caisteal nan con
A croft fades into the soft mist and the folds of the hills
Tucked away to the east of the
north of the
Isle of Mull
and south of Skye, is Morvern. Although part of the mainland it is on the way to nowhere, and requires time to reach by single track roads. The area, with its beautiful shores on Loch Linnhe and the Sound of Mull, and remote valleys, retains its composure quietly aside from the crush of numbers that assail those neighbouring islands.
The Sound of Mull, from just above Lochaline, looking east towards Oban with
Ardtornish Castle in the foreground
Along the road, that runs by the Sound of Mull, on the south west of Morvern is this 'object'. In the view of it above the horizontal lines and the window, say man made, but it appears to be only natural rock
Along the road is the Caisteal nan con (Castle of the Hounds) which dates from the 1500s, but is not thought to have been in use in the last 3 centuries
Morvern artist turns cattle warning to mounted cow
Two Caledonian MacBrayne steamers plying the Sound of Mull route between Oban and Tobermory
Travelling from the Sound of Mull to the Kingairloch area takes the visitor past this entrance to Glen Galmadale...
...On the hill above Kingairloch House, at An inntreadh, a first sight of Loch Linnhe
The view up Loch Linnhe near where...
...bay of Camus na Croise itself offering splendid views of the Appin hills
...the road tightly skirts the cliffs by the...
Lochan Doire a' Bhràghaid lies just south of Glen Tarbert
An old oak taking advantage of...
...a sheltered and peaceful valley, here bathed in the early autumn light
The gate (from above) to nowhere seems worthy of its own photo
Same lochan, same time, but a 180 degree turn
Lochan Doire a' Bhràghaid with its bluff
Reeds in the Lochan
Again - resisting that gate was not possible
Just north of Lochan Doire a' Bhràghaid, looking across Invasanda to Loch Linnhe, Sallachan Point with the speck of its lighthouse comes into view
The next Picture Posting page is to take you across Loch Linnhe and up onto Rannoch Moor
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