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Howmore Shower...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...bitterly cold in the morning light down this little track by the Atlantic Ocean on South Uist.

Tags: Scotland Western isles South uist Landscape and travel

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Nice landscAPE with good mood captured..Deep

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mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1858 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 7:22AM
Welcome back, good to see you.
You don't get much remoter than this. It has an end of the known world feel. We're running out of land, about to drop off the edge.
21 May 2012 7:26AM
Haven't visited South Uist yet Dougie - it looks quite barren and windswept from your image.
Splendid solitude though on your morning walk.

woolybill1 Plus
11 22 71 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 7:41AM
There is little to relieve the barrenness of the land beside 'the lonely sea and the sky'. I sometimes imagine myself living somewhere similar; but than I'm an antisocial old b*****.
Welcome back, Dougie!
21 May 2012 7:53AM
Can almost feel the cold Dougie. That is a very intimidating sky. Nice to see you back. Moira
Steve-T Plus
10 56 66 England
21 May 2012 8:48AM
Very remote looking. Steve
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
21 May 2012 9:12AM
Looks very uninviting does the weather Dougie, but it has dramaSmile
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
21 May 2012 9:44AM
Certainly look very bleak and uninviting here Dougie.
Regards Richard
good composition and use of the grey light - Brian
SlowSong Plus
9 7.2k 30 England
21 May 2012 10:02AM
I love these bleak, wide open spaces. This image makes me want to be there.
saltireblue Plus
7 7.5k 33 Norway
21 May 2012 10:35AM
Good to see you posting again, Dougie.
What a contrast to your last upload where the clear, cold and bright April weather has been replaced by, well.....not quite so bright and breezy stuff. The sort of place your satnav mistakenly takes you to when you ask for the nearest petrol station!

MalcolmM Plus
12 845 5 Scotland
21 May 2012 12:07PM
I remember Howmore & South Uist in general from fishing trips 20-30 years ago. Must get back, this time with camera.
Lovely Uist image, very atmospheric. Weather & light changes constantly - I'm sure you enjoyed it....
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
21 May 2012 2:13PM
Very desolate looking. Even the road in, once you're on it you have to keep going, there's no place to turn around. Wild and rugged country, but some like it for the peacefulness...........Sandy
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
21 May 2012 4:53PM
Reminds me of the landscape as described in Lewis in the book "The Lewis Man", Dougie: obviously you had some rather mean weather during your trip but I hope you had some brighter spells too.
Very moody and atmospheric.
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
21 May 2012 5:02PM
A great mood with that distant house included

bill33 Plus
7 34 1 Scotland
21 May 2012 5:12PM
As mentioned previously Dougie, a very remote but very atmospheric in it's own way,can't imagine it with sunshine,wonderfully captured and presented, Hope you are well, Bill.
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
21 May 2012 5:43PM
Back with a Bang Dougie. Welcome home.Hope you got plenty of pics but most of all I do hope you rest up a while.
Niknut Plus
7 1.7k 76 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 8:40PM
Ooooo....that looks bleak !!!.....lovely sky !!
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
24 May 2012 11:03PM
The long, long road to the end of the world... typical landscape for the western islands, water on the left, water on the right, a single track road leading to one of two far away cottages. Maybe a hill in the distance, maybe not. Love it!

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