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Lewis, Outer Hebrides, impressions from a walk.

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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo.

"What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it, to tell the tale." Living to Tell the Tale - Gabriel García Márquez.

"They never taught wandering in any school I attended. ... they never taught the art of writing a book, either. It's all so mysterious."
"Wandering is an art in itself. Wandering and writing don't mix"
"Writing demands commitment and if one thing your wanderer is allergic to is that very quality of commitment, for once one is committed he runs that very risk of failure ..." Wanderer - Sterling Hayden.

"Photography enables you to grasp a place first time round. ... Photography is a means of exploration, it's a vital part of travel, almost as essential as a car or a plane. " - Wim Wenders.

"The worst prejudice we acquire during our youth is the idea that life is serious. Children have the right instincts: they know that life is not serious, and treat it as a game..." , Egon Friedell.

"How far you gonna go. Before you lose your way back home" - Tryin' To Throw Your Arms Around The World, Achtung Baby, U2.

"If you want to be a hero well just follow me." - Working Class Hero, John Lennon.

"When I think of all the things I have done, I know that it's only just begun." - I love you, Lou Reed.

"One does not escape the Sahara - the Sahara let's you go or not" - Touareg.

"Planet earth is blue and there`s nothing I can do" - This is Ground Control to Major Tom, David Bowie.

"Glory for the crazy people/in this stupid world" - Ahmed Fouad Negm. > journey > europe > scotland > walk-impressions

The beach where I started out

Rocks on the beach where I started
Rocks, nice beach, shower before you go.
Look through the rocks, this is where I am going
The destination, take your bearing.
Cliffs in the distance
The cliffs in quite some distance.

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The coast

The coast
Coast is winding.
Large bay with green shimmering water
Large bays, but water is green blue.

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Seals down here

Seals in this bay
Seals in this little bay.
Seals near rock in the middle
The rock in the middle.
4 Seals
a total of 4.

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Evening sunset shoots at Butt of Lewis.

Rocks in Sunset light
Arrive just in time for red sunset.
Gull sailing in front of sunset lit clouds
with Gulls sailing in front of red clouds and waves.
Sunset and sea
water on beach

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Watching gulls

Watching gulls ...
... quickly becomes a passion.
Gull > journey > europe > scotland > walk-impressions

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