Footprint Focus Skye & Outer Hebrides

Footprint Focus Skye & Outer Hebrides

by Alan Murphy

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Footprint Focus Skye & Outer Hebrides by Alan Murphy

These remote islands, stretching out into the Atlantic Ocean like stepping stones in a vast lake, lie at the extremity of the British Isles and the very edge of our imagination. Hike through the Isle of Skye and feel your heart soar at the sight of surreal rock formations, wild emerald pastures, and implacable mountains rising from the sea. Footprintfocus will guide you from these wondrous sights to the Outer Hebrides where you’ll experience true remoteness – fierce Atlantic winds, bleak peat bogs, and endless tiny lochs. These are the islands of emptiness, and there’s nowhere like them on earth.

·         Includes Essentials section with practical information on getting from island to island.

·         Get off the beaten track and discover Skye’s charming but little-known ‘Small Isles’.

·         Accommodation listings aplenty, plus where to eat and drink.

·         Detailed street maps will help you find your way around.

·         Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

Packed with practical and detailed advice on how to navigate these breathtaking landscapes, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of your trip without weighing you down.

The content of Footprintfocus Skye & Outer Hebrides guide has been extracted from Footprint’s Scotland Highlands & Islands Handbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781908206060
Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Series: Footprint Focus Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Alan started his travel writing career researching and writing Footprint guides to Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela. After a long time on the road, he eventually returned to his homeland Scotland to write new Footprint guides to Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Scotland Highlands & Islands.

Born in Glasgow, Colin Hutchinson lives in Edinburgh with his wife and baby daughter. Following a teenage year hitchhiking around Australia, Colin returned to graduate from Heriot-Watt and Glasgow universities, before turning to a career in the media and further pursuing his passion for exploring and writing about his native country and other fascinating corners of the world.

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