Walking the Brough of Birsay, Orkney

24 thoughts on “Walking the Brough of Birsay, Orkney”

  1. I think “beautiful and frightening” sum it up perfectly. I sat in the remains of one of the Viking houses, & walked to where the door was, that would’ve opened out on the brutal North Sea, & wondered what kind of precarious life it was, living there, waking up in the morning & facing that. If I can ever post the videos from that walk, all you’ll hear is the endless howl of strong wind

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  2. I’m not sure there is a lovelier walk, or a more beautiful place to end up, actually!
    xoxo – yr walking partner

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  3. Breathtaking. Also very evocative of some of my favorite places, including southern New Zealand, and my own backyard in the San Juan Islands. Thank you for this, and for following Wing’s World!

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