Author Topic: Cycling and kayaking on Kintyre and Bute a few of weeks ago.  (Read 740 times)

chris

  • (aka chris)
Cycling and kayaking on Kintyre and Bute a few of weeks ago.
« on: September 01, 2008, 03:40:50 pm »
Finally found timeto post some pictures of this often under rated part of Scotland. Cycling on Kintyre is much quieter now that there is no ferry from Campbeltown to Ireland.


yellow-cietidh, Mrs Chris and Zoe explore the coast near Tayvalich .


Riding up Kilmartin Glen towards the standing stones.


We called this one the 'up yours' stone.


Riding back towards Crinan.


Riding along towpath at the side of the Crinan Canal.


Lewis nears the top of the hill between Crinan and Tayvallich.


yellow-ceitidh riding on the Island of Gigha.


We live(d) here!


Sunset with the Paps of Jura in the background.


Mist hanging over the hill at Southend on the southern tip of Kintyre.


Rowing out to grandads boat.


Captain Lewis!


Largs in the rain.


No thanks, I've got a real one at home!


Three happy kids.


Mrs Chris and Lewis on Bute.


Lewis relaxes whilst I do the hard work!


An osprey sits next to its nest near Tayvallich (taken from about 200 metres away).


Paddling over to the Island of Gigha.


The beach on Gigha was too crowded!


Paddling round the coast of Gigha.


More happy kids!


Lewis paddling back from Gigha with the Paps of Jura in the background.


Mrs Chris sets out for Panama!


yellow-ceitidh playing in the surf at Carradale.


yellow-ceitidh catches a wave at Carradale.


Carradale.


Zoe waits for the next wave.


Glencallum bay lighthouse, Bute.


Zoe looking for porpoises (we saw loads, but I didn't manage to get any pictures).


The Kyles of Bute.


The Kyles of Bute.


Zoe looking for sunken treasure.


yellow-ceitidh, Lewis, Zoe and their cousins.


Playing on the beach.




clarion

  • Tyke
Re: Cycling and kayaking on Kintyre and Bute a few of weeks ago.
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2008, 04:11:10 pm »
Fun!
Getting there...

Otto

Re: Cycling and kayaking on Kintyre and Bute a few of weeks ago.
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2008, 09:39:29 am »
Looks brilliant..I tried Kayaking in Bulgaria last october 6k across a lake...brilliant fun...I do wish my wife would give up her penchent for  5 star hotels and come camping