Saturday, 30 May 2015

A Pit, Strip and Chapel

Lamb Holm, an island linked by the Churchill Barriers in Scapa Flow, Orkney, appears from this photograph to have just three significant man-made features. They are the quarry pit used for the construction of the causeways, a grass airstrip, and the Italian Chapel. A Frenchman was relieved to reach it earlier this week after a two-day flight from Paris in a home-made aircraft. Some details are on the BBC website.

Scottish Islands Explorer - flies occasionally, but in purpose-built craft

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