A long planned visit to Shetland with the family. Great that Geth finally got to see Shetland in the sun, and that Steff had lovely weather (and ponies!) to help make her first visit memorable.
(above) The usual first view of Lerwick from the ferry
The Shetlanders are very welcoming
One of the famous views of the lodberries
Lots of interesting boats visit Lerwick harbour
The “Dim Riv” is a replica viking boat (but with engine as well as sail) which sometimes does tourist trips.
Cycle route sign at Voe
New sculpture next to the peerie boat harbour
The Shetland Bus monument at Scalloway
St Ninian’s ayre
Swimming off the ayre – it was plenty warm enough!
Reconstruction of an iron age wheelhouse at Scatness
The 60th parallel – we were staying close to it in Sweden in June!
There are even more (and larger) cruise ships visiting Lerwick than ever these days
Always lovely interesting boats arriving in Lerwick
A famous old French pilot cutter, the “Jolie Brise”
Great road signs!
Interesting use for an old phone box
Almost back in Aberdeen