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…a small side road at Polbain a couple of miles from Achiltibuie in Assynt. Wonderful views across the sea and sky that goes on for ever. A place that could be the start of something new and not just a dead end on a map.

Probably the end of my trip from Assynt for the moment anyway.

Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Dead End...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:29 Oct 2013 - 10:14 AM
Tags:Assynt, Highlands, Landscape / travel, Scotland, Wester ross
Votes:Voting Disabled

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 10:41 AM

On a clear day...see for miles Dougie.
Ron

whatriveristhis
whatriveristhis e2 Member 163 forum postswhatriveristhis vcard England73 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 11:29 AM

You've shown us some lovely memories from your trip, Dougie.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 11:53 AM

Time to get out the car Dougie,
and use Shanks Pony for your transport.
Did you get any English tourists asking you where
Mr Shanks was to hire one of his ponies ?
A well coloured shot.
Mick.

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 11:54 AM

This is a wonderful area - miles from anywhere and a feeling that nothing really matters except 'being'. We'll be in Assynt again soon hoping for some good light (Achmelvich - not Achiltiebuie!! Wink).

capto
capto e2 Member 21091 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 12:26 PM

A big big sky, lovely vista and no people............bliss.Smile

ivor

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 1:11 PM

We all come to a dead end somewhere... I think, I could have taken it as a hint to just stay there! Smile
Lovely place once more.
Johanna

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 2:06 PM

A lovely sky to set off such a beautiful place.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7420 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1005 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 4:05 PM

The End. Of the trip, of the land, of civilization as we know it... It has a rather satisfying feel.
Moira

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 4:08 PM

A dead end only for the motor car.
What a fabulous sky, Dougie!
Regards
Bill

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 43858 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway25 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 4:49 PM

The sign is only to be obeyed by those that dare not explore further. The end of a road need not be the end of the road called the journey of life.
A place to spend some time in contemplation, relaxed, before heading on to whatever awaits.

Malc

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4568 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom62 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 4:59 PM

Lovely shot !!.....gorgeous sky !!

ronboy
ronboy  4 Scotland
29 Oct 2013 - 5:44 PM

Another nice capture

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 6:17 PM

the sign says it all really

derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5184 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom23 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 7:52 PM

A gorgeous skyscape and that signs makes me smile
Derek

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2013 - 8:36 PM

A lovely gentle way to keep people away from visiting that lovely cottage...me thinks Dougie
a lovely shot
Lillian

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
30 Oct 2013 - 5:33 AM

A very believable sign

Peter

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2013 - 9:49 AM

Yes, looks as if we are running out of land here, Dougie, so a wise sign to install for someWinkWinkWink.
R.

viscostatic
30 Oct 2013 - 7:03 PM

Yes the road comes to an end there Dougie but for me nothing beats the views out to sea past the islands. How many from the land were forced to cross the sea in past years.........?

Phil.

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2013 - 7:26 PM

All good things come to an end and this good image is a good one to end with.

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
1 Nov 2013 - 7:06 PM

That road leading no doubt down to the water and then over to those wonderful islands. Beautiful blue sky too Dougie. Moira

Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2013 - 5:17 PM

Love the accent of that sign Dougie; beautifully composed.
Rende

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