Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

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Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Fozzy » Wed May 09, 2018 9:39 pm

Hi

Heading up to Mull for week and hoping to camp on Lunga. I know this used to be inhabited so am assuming there's fresh water there.
Can anyone confirm this please and where it is.

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Re: Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Douglas Wilcox » Wed May 09, 2018 10:27 pm

Hi Fozzy lovely spot, take your own water. The former inhabitants captured rain/surface water in channels. There are so many birds there at this time of year that any surface pools you find will be heavily contaminated.

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Enjoy your visit.

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Re: Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Fozzy » Thu May 10, 2018 9:43 am

Thank you Douglas, and for the lovely photo. Much appreciated.

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Re: Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Douglas Wilcox » Thu May 10, 2018 11:37 am

Thank you Fozzy, I used that photo because the razorbill and puffin were perched above one of the old water collecting channels! The Treshnish Isles are a truly wonderful spot...

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...especially if you can camp and...

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...watch the sun go down after the tourists have left...

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...leaving you with only the birds for company. This puffin perched on my foot but my lens would not focus that close.

It will be one of the first places I will try and go back to when my health improves.

Douglas :o)

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Re: Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Fozzy » Thu May 10, 2018 12:37 pm

Wow.

Can't wait and the forecast is looking good.
I wish you a speedy recovery back to full health.

Thank you again.

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Re: Fresh water - Treshnish Isles

Post by Yakrat151 » Fri May 11, 2018 12:31 pm

Hi fozzy
I’m going to mull again tonight 11/5/18 for a weeks kayaking /wild camping
I stayed on lunga two years ago you definitely need to take your own water, I have at least 8 litres in my boat at any time,

Enjoy

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