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Mallaig Harbour – “The Jacobite’s” Destination

The fishing port of Mallaig is the destination of the “The Jacobite” the vintage steam train, featured in last week’s post.

This peaceful view over Mallaig Harbour, shows the islands of Rum and Eigg on the horizon. In the foreground is the Caledonian MacBrayne car ferry to Skye

Mallaig Harbour

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6 responses

  1. this looks spectacular :)

    June 7, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    • Many thanks Joshi.

      June 8, 2012 at 8:28 pm

  2. This is so peaceful and serene, Jim. I’ve just been sitting here staring at it for several minutes. I’m just amazed at the clarity in the whole shot. Even the mountains in the distance are sharp. I love the village….oh those gorgeous houses! And the harbor….it’s all so perfectly detailed.
    Then the foreground is as clear and sharp as the rest of the photo; it gives such a great perspective to the shot. The land in the foreground gives one’s eye a place to latch onto, then connect to the harbor/village, the water and mountains beyond. What a lovely way for my eyes to travel through this photo. Discovering each beautiful part, and then the sweeping grand vista in total. What a ride! Thanks for a great photo.

    June 7, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    • Thanks for your praise Judy. I do love this place. The local restaurants serve fresh fish, caught earlier that morning. Superb.

      June 8, 2012 at 8:32 pm

  3. That is peaceful. Lovely shot Jim.

    May 31, 2012 at 12:14 am

    • Many thanks Edith.

      June 1, 2012 at 11:25 pm

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