Thursday

MullFerry MullFerryLighthouse

Up early, to catch the Mull ferry from Oban. (R) Passing the Eilean Musdile lighthouse.

MullCraignure MullFerryDocked

Arriving at Craignure, Mull‘s main ferry port.

MullCoast2 MullCoast

Pictures of the Mull coast taken from the tour bus. For a relatively modest island (400 square miles), Mull has a lot of coast (300 miles)!

MullFionnphort

The passenger ferry to the historic island of Iona runs from the tiny port of Fionnphort.

IonaCrossing

Crossing from Mull to Iona.

IonaCrossing2 IonaLanding

Arriving on Iona.

IonaCoast2

Ferry on the return to Fionnphort.

IonaRoad IonaCoast

(L) Crossing over to the west coast of Iona (R).

IonaNunsGarden

The ruins of the Iona Nunnery, founded in 1203 and abandoned after the Reformation.

IonaAbbey IonaAbbey3

Iona Abbey, founded by St. Columba in 563.

IonaCloisters IonaAbbey2

(L) The cloisters. (R) Inside the abbey church. The abbey buildings are now the centre for the ecumenical Iona Community.

IonaVillage

Looking back at the village of Iona on the return journey.

MullFerrySwallow

Cars boarding the ferry back to Oban.

Oban Oban2

Views of Oban harbour.

ObanDocking

Docking at Oban ferry port.

Glencoe III – Mull & Iona

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