Exploring St Ninian’s Tombolo | Shetland

St Ninian’s Tombolo is a sandbank that connects the mainland to St Ninian’s Isle. It’s accessible even at low tide unless there’s very high tides and rough sea. It was a cloudy day – in fact a local we spoke to said they’ve had nothing but cloud for three weeks, so the beach didn’t look…

A spontaneous decision to travel to the Shetland Islands

The possibility of seeing Orcas is all it took for us to book the 13 hour ferry from Aberdeen to Lerwick on the Shetland Islands. It was a very expensive ferry so in an attempt to keep the costs down we opted for the free recliner seats instead of a bed. There were about 15…