Wildlife – Kerrera, Scotland

Over the past couple of weeks we have encountered an assortment of wildlife. These are only our interactions and we will need to do a bit more research (definitely not entirely accurate). We will start with the most popular and end with the animals too elusive to be photographed. Sheep Thousands of sheep, sheep when…

Oban Day Trip – Oban, Scotland

The ferry schedule makes it difficult to get to and from the mainland so we try to use our days off to get to the local city of Oban. We have done some of our own research and received some recommendations about the highlights of the town. Here is how we have spent our days…

Island Lap – Kerrera, Scotland

Two weeks into our stay, it was finally our chance to take the full trip around the island. We were told that it is a 4-hour hike, so we were excited to see it for ourselves. The image above is a map that is posted at at the ferry dock for incoming travelers. We were…

Adjusting to Island Life – Kerrera, Scotland

We’ve been here for a full week and we are really starting to feel comfortable. The lifestyle definitely took some getting used to, but we have slowly grown to love the quirks that come with island living. One of our biggest curiosities was what our living quarters would be during our stay. Martin introduced us…

First Impressions – Kerrera, Scotland

We boarded the ferry after a 10 minute taxi from Oban. We received prior directions that we could throw our bags in the ferry house and take the 45 minute hike to the Kerrera Tea Garden and our future cabin. The last ferry from Oban to the island is at 6:00PM, so we need to…

24 Hours – Glasgow, Scotland

It’s official, we’ve said our goodbyes and put the last of our things in storage. We’re on our way to Kerrera and reflecting on the 24 hours it took to get here (which have been a whirlwind). The first leg of our trip was a seven hour flight from O’Hare to London- Gatwick. We were…