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The Hill of Lonely Cairns

By AngieLatham    
Came across these amazing cairns on the side of the road travelling upto Skye last June.

Whatever the original purpose of a cairn being in this location I do not know.....but it was obvious that over the years people have stopped by and added their own stones and little offerings. Stood on that mountainside all alone except for the elements, I coulden't help but wander where all those people where right now....probably scatterd all around the world.....that had left a little bit of themselves forever in Scotland.

Ofcourse, I left a stone for myself when I now there will always be a little bit of me there too Smile

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Tags: Scotland General Isolation Storm Highlands Digitally manipulated Offering Memorial Cairns Moody Stones Landscape and travel

Voters: GlynnisFrith, Sweep, uggyy and 37 more

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Sweep Plus
11 43 England
19 Jan 2008 2:34PM
Lovely picture of a strange scene.

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uggyy Plus
12 2.1k 9 Scotland
19 Jan 2008 2:39PM
Bit surreal. Your treatment very in keeping with the mood of the shot... Another good one Smile

franfoto Plus
10 2 32 England
19 Jan 2008 2:47PM
Amazing sight well captured and detailed.
19 Jan 2008 3:06PM
Awesome stone works there Smile

Dougie Wink xxx
Coleslaw Plus
12 13.4k 28 Wales
19 Jan 2008 3:13PM
that is one amazing place
JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
19 Jan 2008 3:51PM
almost spooky, Angie.....

TyChee Plus
13 275 1 United States
19 Jan 2008 3:57PM
Amazing looking place! Great image.
Ada Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2008 4:03PM
How odd. you've captured the mood well.
19 Jan 2008 4:31PM
Great work Ange, adore the drama in this and that sky rules

19 Jan 2008 5:05PM
Quite surreal but well captured.
petra16 Plus
11 169 Scotland
19 Jan 2008 6:44PM
really creepy and odd

Nigel_95 Plus
11 262 2 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2008 8:30PM
I know the backdrop Angie, but somehow missed the cairns. I'll look closer next time I'm there.

AngieLatham Plus
13 790 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2008 1:09PM
Thankyou everyone Smile
juldon Plus
14 78 England
22 Jan 2008 1:49PM
Never seen this Angie and passed that way many a time I suspect.


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