Tag Archive: Broch

The Gloup








Towards the Broch of Deerness





Inside the Broch



Orkney colours


We did get to Birsay finally, another Broch, only accessible at low tide. The Broch was inhabited originally by Picts and then taken over by Vikings…

The passage is open…




The Viking settlement

Cliffs of Birsay


Seagull young


Lighthouse on top of Birsay


Colours of Orkney…


First attempt to see the Broch of Birsay…


What lies hidden behind the wall of mist?


Part 2: Kirkwall and Broch of Gurness

Kirkwall, inside St. Magnus cathedral



Broch of Gurness, iron age


Broch from the outside

A maze of buildings



A millstone

Main entrance





Buildings outside of main complex