Weekly Photo Challenge: Bridge


two whippets playing in tidal loch


bridges connect
inner and outer worlds
in full flow

© Xenia Tran


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With love to you all from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx


Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, setting: Action, 1/800 s.


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Passing Place on A896 towards Torridon

We peel onto the single track from Kinlochewe, removing any residue of tall tales that might spoil the flavour. Goodwill seasons a wave of hands and smiles. We pull over to let others pass and can already smell the sea. Other travellers pull over to let us go by. We share an appetite for peace.  Laughter spills from our cars when Japanese visitors realise we were both waiting for the other to pass from either side of a blind corner.

gorse blooming
mirrors the sakura
spring blessings

© Xenia Tran

Two whippets running through tidal water at Torridon

We wish you all a Happy Monday and a wonderful new week!

With love from Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs by Xenia Tran, edited in lr.

Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ200, settings: iA, 1/200 s, Action, 1/800 s.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Opposites – Part 2

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The cottages of Torridon village in the Western Highlands are bathing in sunlight whilst the top of the mountain is wrapped in cloud and fog.

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The rains are heavy further down Loch Torridon while we walk in the sun. We keep our dogs on the lead near livestock.

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This part of the Scottish Highlands sees a lot of rainfall, which creates interesting opposites of light and dark.

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Wealthy people fly in by helicopter to spend time at their Highland retreat.

We travel here by road. To us every part of the journey is as breathtaking and beautiful as the destination.

Sending love to you all,

Eivor, Pearl and Xenia xxx

Photographs taken by Xenia Tran, unedited.

Camera: Lumix  Panasonic FZ38, setting: Landscape.

You can see Part 1 of our contribution to the Challenge here.

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