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By Scottishlandscapes  
...an image in my morning paper The Herald reminded me of an image I shot on a trip to the Island of Arran in the Clyde a couple of years ago. Ferry travel plays a huge part in the daily life of the west coast of Scotland.

Tags: Scotland Arran Landscape and travel Ayrshire and Arran

Voters: SUE118, pronabk, jennialexander and 20 more


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Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
26 Jul 2011 8:37AM
That very true Dougie, and this captures reminds me of the hours spent on Ferries just recently.
Good details and a fine sky
Regards Richard.

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1852 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 8:47AM
This is a particularly satisfying sort of shot, the feeling of moving on... I remember last year standing at the rear end (sorry, stern) of a ferry that runs between the islands off the coast of Scleswig-Holstein, waiting for the wind to blow the flag out at the right angle. Your flag has cooperated very nicely.
Moira
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 8:54AM
I would not have thought to take this picture but its great and I like it a lot - freedom springs to mind. I get so sick on the water no matter how calmSad
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
26 Jul 2011 8:56AM
Certainly an image of travel Dougie, as stated vitaly important. Seen here on a very calm day. Ron.
woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 9:02AM
Super clarity in this image. The reliance on ferries seems very much to be a west-coast 'thing' world-wide.
Regards
Bill
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
26 Jul 2011 9:27AM
A ferry good image Dougie.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
26 Jul 2011 9:56AM
The wake makes for such an interesting shot, Dougie: funny we are posting images today from a similar part of the world.
Ronnie.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
26 Jul 2011 10:33AM
Excuse me for mu ignorance. But the flag, what represent that. Doesnt look neither Scottish on English

Peter
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Jul 2011 2:16PM
How nice the flag was there. Great image Dougie............Sandy
AnnChown Plus
8 203 1 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 6:53PM
Great image Dougie evoking the excitement of travelling to new lands!
Ann
fraser Plus
14 631 14 Scotland
26 Jul 2011 8:33PM
Good grief, I'm just back from a day on Arran today. Scorchio!

Fraser
IanFlindt Plus
13 740 21 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 9:14PM
Very strong image, Dougie, with the wake pulling the eye into the frame. Great depth to the image, too, with fine detail in this distant hills.
26 Jul 2011 10:36PM
I like the lovely straight line of the wake here. Lovely shot. Moira
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2011 9:55PM
I always thought it fascinating for how long water keeps the shape... Super shot of this wonderful track at the back of the ferry.
Johanna

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