Postman always knocks twice...

By Scottishlandscapes's a long way to come back if you were only out the back door.
On the Sleat peninsula of Skye, near Tarskavaig.

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16 Apr 2013 1:27PM
Beautiful, looks a land full of mountains and lakes. ......Sandy

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Did you wait for that red truck to take the photo? Makes it "snap".

Oh yes!
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 1:56PM
The insignificance of man in the scale of the landscape. Even if he is a television superstar with a famous cat.
Dreamy mistiness, the thrill of isolation.
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
16 Apr 2013 2:23PM
Wonderful vista - Nice image!! I like it a lot!!
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
16 Apr 2013 3:20PM
Postman Pat's scenic drive !! Dougie. Beautiful.
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 68 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 3:30PM
Beautiful !!!.........what a place to be a 'postie' !!.......hope he carries a camera around with him ??
RobboB Plus
9 112 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 3:32PM
Love this. Well timed shot
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
16 Apr 2013 3:42PM
A good bit of time to have the red van here Dougie, a good postal run I should think
Like the title too
Regard Richard
TelStar 11 116 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 4:00PM
Crisp and beautiful, with marvellous scale reference.

mrswoolybill Plus
9 984 1498 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 4:32PM
A sense of scale, in various ways.
I was wondering how long you waited for a vehicle to come by - and how good it felt when it was a recognisable and colourful one.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 4:35PM
brilliant comp dougie wonderful colour and tones a belter nice one Wink
16 Apr 2013 4:52PM
Well timed and a great title.
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 6:15PM
And I bet they get the post earlier than I do.Smile

AnnJ Plus
5 5 Scotland
16 Apr 2013 6:21PM
So well timed and a wonderful shot. Ann.
Ivor it was taken at 12.09, now I normally get my post in Glasgow between 12.30 and 1pm.

Moira I was waiting to some extent to see if a woman I had passed would catch me up, she made no attempt to get a lift and I never offer a lift to anyone.

She didn't appear, but then she might have been in the Post Van? We'll never know.


better interest than the angler from yesterday.

6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 6:34PM
A huge feeling of isolation and loneliness leaps from the screen, however the splash of post box red adds immediate comfort and a link with the outside world.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
16 Apr 2013 6:54PM
Perfect timing....
joolsb 11 27.1k 38 Switzerland
16 Apr 2013 7:18PM
Lovely. The van gives it that much-needed sense of scale. But it would be good without, too.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 7:24PM
That's when he finally gets there!!
a long way out with so much to admire
beautifully captured again Dougie
16 Apr 2013 8:47PM
Oh yeah, I think I heard him knocking already. Yes, he's knocking the second time. Smile
Superb panorama of a wonderful place.
derekhansen Plus
8 210 24 United Kingdom
16 Apr 2013 9:07PM
The postal van provides a wonderful sense of scale and a great focal point. Inspired work Sir.
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
17 Apr 2013 7:37AM
Do the Post Buses still operate in Scotland? This is wonderful Dougie with the little van speeding on its way through this magnificent scenery.

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