Where we went on our Easter holidays *Warning* pic heavy!

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Where we went on our Easter holidays *Warning* pic heavy!

Post by Kayaks'N'Beer » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:32 pm

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We drove out of the stinky, icky city with boats tied to the roof and a car full of gear
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and we headed north.
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We stopped for a pee
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before heading even further north
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We drove across a nice moor
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and then down into a pretty valley
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the valley was looking so pretty I took lots of pictures
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Soon enough we reached a ferry
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and went here
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then we drove down a bit and there was another ferry and FNG was all, like WTF? But Neil was like, "Relax, I have a cunning plan!"
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So FNG got on the ferry with us and we crossed to a really big island
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And then we drove to the other side of the big island and parked near some water and we put on some fancy clothes and got in it with our kayaks
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and away we went...
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So we landed on this other island
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had a few beers and crashed out.
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The next day we paddled out to this awesome island made of giant pencils and went inside a cave and then this happened

So we went back out of the cave and then we saw an awesome looking island further out, so we headed out there and we found a spot to camp in a little cove,
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guarded by a lot of big black birds
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and a sphinx
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When we woke up in the morning my fancy clothes were frozen solid
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I didn't want to put them on but Neil said I had to, so I did and it sucked!
Then we were off. We checked out the little island next door
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and the next one after that
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and the next one and so on until we were back on the island we started from.
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and we stopped for a munch
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And had a look at where we were aiming
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We saw a little island with a big crag so we paddled over to investigate
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Some bovine mountaineers were climbing the gulley, without ropes or helmets
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we left them to it and paddled back to the car
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The sign said "No Parking" but it didn't say "No Camping" so we camped.
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Suddenly I was like, "Quick, Neil, behind you. It's a totally groovy sunset!"
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So the next morning we got packed up and drove back on the two ferries and then we drove south a bit and found this awesome little place with a couple of nice islands and a beach we could launch on and everything!
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And we got the boats ready
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And off we went
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And then it got dark so we camped the bottom of one of the islands. And in the morning my camera batteries died
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The End.

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Re: Where we went on our Easter holidays *Warning* pic heavy

Post by Mark R » Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:37 pm

That was like, y'know, totally okay.
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Post by banzer » Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:21 pm

I liked the bit where you went from that one place to the other one.... great pics!
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Post by Yakdiver » Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:00 pm

Some cracking photos well done
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Post by janet brown » Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:27 pm

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Post by Skerry Packer » Sat Apr 06, 2013 11:16 pm

Sounds like you had great week Ross, good pics too. I had a wee paddle at Troon through the week with the new pup but only got ankle deep. I will be taking in Islay and Jura this w/e but it's pedal power rather than paddle power. The SHCC does not rest.
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Post by TechnoEngineer » Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:43 am

Fantastic photos - thanks for sharing!
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Re: Where we went on our Easter holidays *Warning* pic heavy

Post by R3V » Mon Apr 08, 2013 8:05 am

Graet photo's with pithy descriptions but are they not caprine mountaineers?

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Re: Where we went on our Easter holidays *Warning* pic heavy

Post by scameron » Mon Apr 08, 2013 6:41 pm

when you say bovine climbers i feel sure you must mean ovine or possibly caprine?

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