By Scottishlandscapes 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

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Richsr Plus
9 90 220 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
9 902 1445 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.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 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
13 8 7 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
9 19 66 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.
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
26 Jul 2011 9:27AM
A ferry good image Dougie.
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 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.
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
26 Jul 2011 10:33AM
Excuse me for mu ignorance. But the flag, what represent that. Doesnt look neither Scottish on English

26 Jul 2011 2:16PM
How nice the flag was there. Great image Dougie............Sandy
AnnChown Plus
6 198 1 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2011 6:53PM
Great image Dougie evoking the excitement of travelling to new lands!
fraser 12 631 14 Scotland
26 Jul 2011 8:33PM
Good grief, I'm just back from a day on Arran today. Scorchio!

IanFlindt 11 740 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.
moiral 6 12 Scotland
26 Jul 2011 10:36PM
I like the lovely straight line of the wake here. Lovely shot. Moira
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.

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