The Island...

By Scottishlandscapes  
...sits a couple of hundred yards through the gate and across the burn and sand of Luskentyre Bay. The bay covers a large area guarded by a sand bar the tide hurries in here and hurries out as well, you have to watch the tides as you can be cut off on a sand bar as you explore the miles of sand.

Tags: Scotland Highlands Western isles Harris Landscape and travel Harris and lewis Harris Trip 2014


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Comments


6 May 2014 9:21AM
Endless beach, plus mountains, not a bucket and spade or an ice-cream van to be seen. Doesn't really get much better.

Alan

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mrswoolybill Plus
9 902 1445 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 9:41AM
My sort of beach, potter around, find rock pools, listen to the wind whistling.
Moira
woolybill1 Plus
9 19 66 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 9:45AM
Nevertheless still an ideal spot for strolling, exploring, getting away from it all.
Regards
Bill
There's so much to see out there Bill, you would love it, I have many close views to come.Grin
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
6 May 2014 10:27AM
Resplendent view, Dougie.
Ron
Joline Plus
9 27 53 United States
6 May 2014 12:13PM
These are the places I love to be....wild and wonderful.
dudler Plus
12 380 760 England
6 May 2014 12:22PM
So are you still there, of did you manage to make it home in the end?
I'm back home in one piece the gate didn't manage to trap me in or out.
Harris is splendid I never fail to enjoy myself in the openness and grand vista the Scottish Islands provide.
6 May 2014 12:54PM
I will have to google this place. It looks very desolate, almost like a desert with the tide out. I'm curious the size of the island and if it's populated. Looks a wonderful place to explore.
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
6 May 2014 1:56PM
A fine location to visit and enjoy photography in Dougie.
regards
Richard
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 4:02PM

Quote:My sort of beach, potter around, find rock pools, listen to the wind whistling.
Moira



No screaming kids and discarded Fish 'n' Chip wrappers...

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
danbrann Plus
11 582 16
6 May 2014 4:52PM
A bit too isolated for me Dougie. A couple of hours then I would be looking for a pub. Is there one?. I could sit there with a pint and think how I could get my images as good as that Dougie fellow on EPZ.
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 5:11PM
wonderful comp and fg detail dougie a cracking capture nice one Wink
andy
The nearest boozer is 8 miles away in Tarbert Danny, this wee rock we're sitting on would be pressed to hold a bar and a few stools.
There are pubs in Stornoway but that's 43 miles away plus the 8 to Tarbert.
Plus the pubs are closed on Sundays.
Sandy best look on Google Earth and see the Bay full of wonderfully green water.
Niknut Plus
6 1.2k 68 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 5:25PM
Great shot !!.....amazing expanse of flat sand; I can understand the speed of an incoming tide !...that f/g looks a bit
dicey to walk over ??.Smile
capto Plus
4 3.7k 8 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 6:05PM
What a lovely place for a wander.Smile

ivor
saltireblue Plus
6 5.6k 33 Norway
6 May 2014 6:08PM
A deceptively enticing expanse of sand, Dougie. Local knowledge - especially on the subject of tides, a distinct advantage.
A cracking shot my friend.

Malc
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 7:26PM
Beautiful scene and great detail!
Diane
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
6 May 2014 7:51PM
So lovely with the vegetation bringing in some extra colours

Peter
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
6 May 2014 8:12PM
Like your composition Dougie. You have really captured the solitude of the beach beautifully. Nice foreground detail as well.
Derek
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
6 May 2014 11:09PM
Time and tide wait for no man Dougie.
And no woman I suppose too !!
Good shot.
Mick.
7 May 2014 10:17PM
A wonderful beach filled with solitude. Fantastic. A superb foreground makes this perfect. A dream.
Johanna

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