More Shetland pictures.

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  1. eileen

    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    These are photographs taken while driving around Shetland.

    Arctic tern at Lerwick harbour.

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    Lighthouse.

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    Rare Shetland Early Purple orchid (taken by Ian)

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    Red throated diver.

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    Curlew.

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    Whooper swan.

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    Public toilets decorated outside by local people.


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    Sea Campion.

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  3. cherylad

    cherylad Countess of Cute-ification Plants Contributor

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    Another nice set of photos. That lighthouse is gorgeous! And so is that purple orchid.
     
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    toni Mistress of Garden Junque Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I love lighthouses and that one is the most striking one I have ever seen.

    That mermaid outside the public toilet is hilarious. They really mean public toilets don't they ;)
     
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    Frank GardenStew Founder Staff Member Administrator

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    That's an awesome looking lighthouse! Thanks for sharing your vacation photos Eils. Did you have rain on your trip?
     



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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    We had a bit of almost everything Frank. Rain, sun, wind and fog but it didn't stop us going out every day. I just wish we'd had more time to see even more.
     
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    Kildale Nature's Window

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    You certainly looked to have had a great photo session.
     
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    Nice photos and the light house is awesome. Do you think they need another light house keeper? :D
     
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    The more I look at that lighthouse... the more I fall in love with it.
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    The buildings have all been sold as a private residence. However the lighthouse itself remains the property of Shetland Council. Imagine living in such a big and beautiful building.
     
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    Glad you had good time. And Thanks for sharing great pictures
     

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