North Sutherland, Scotland

All these photos were taken on Sunday the 1th of October. They are all taken from the car, along the route recently determined the “North Coast 500“. I will be sharing more on this in the future, but for now I thought a few photographs of our neighbouring county, Sutherland, would wet the whistle.

Sutherland is a favourite county of mine and is the only county to share a land border with Caithness, fully enclosing us with a barrier of mountain, loch and moor. Although I do have problems with how much of the land here is owned by so few people (and many of them absentee landlords or conglomerations – Japanese or Danish, for example), it is still beautiful, and will still be beautiful long after those who claim “ownership” have returned to their constituent atoms. (more…)