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Crinkle Cut Cliffs

Crinkle Cut Cliffs

 

Venture north and walk a circle from Esha Ness lighthouse (Cicerone Walk 63).

Beware of ponies on route, delightful hairy monsters. One precocious little beast tried to eat our car.

 

 

 

 

The stunning coastline began with another horse – drinking.

DrinkingHorse

Initially the sandstone sculptures’ prevailed

coastline

Tiny tarns nestled close to the shore

tarns

The rocks turned from red to black as the rocks turned to basalt and andesites.

BlackBassalt

The foaming sea coating the rocks with melting meringue.

meringue

Although the spectacular rock gardens clung on in seemingly impossible places, eventually even they gave in and disappeared.

barerocks

Health and safety was conspicuously absent

Safety

Crossing the headland to the south shore, the sea calmed in tranquil bays.

Bays

And suddenly there were seals – everywhere.

seals

Turn the corner and back to the ocean swell and basalt

Basalt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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