St Kilda A Journey to the End of the World

St. Kilda is the only part of Great Britain in which the fulmar breeds, although it is sometimes seen in Shetland. It is said to feed on the blubber of live whales, Fo &c., and has a most offensive smell, which Pervades every part of it ...

St Kilda A Journey to the End of the World

The story of a journey from Glasgow to St Kilda, using a unique photo album showing the tour that tourists would take when they went to visit the remote island group of St Kilda.

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St Kilda and the Wider World
Language: en
Pages: 226
Authors: Andrew Fleming
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-01 - Publisher: Windgather Press

Forty miles out into the Atlantic from the western isles of Scotland lies the archipelago of St Kilda. Home to human populations for more than 4000 years, the islands inhabitants were evacuated from the main island in 1930 leaving it as a haven for wildlife, a tourist destination and workplace
Journey to the Hebrides
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Canongate Books

Samuel Johnson and James Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland. Both kept detailed notes of their impressions, and later published separate accounts of their journey. These accounts of their great tour contain some of the finest pieces of travel writing ever produced:
The Kingdom of MacBrayne
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: N. S. Robins, Donald E. Meek
Categories: Ferries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Birlinn Publishers

Today, the shipowner David MacBrayne (1817-1907) is just as well-known as Samuel Cunard. Red-funnelled ships which bear his name continue to operate in the West Highlands a century after his death. "The Kingdom of MacBrayne" tells the story of David MacBrayne, his ships and his company, his predecessors, rivals and
Catalogue of Tje Library of the Oxford and Cambridge Club
Language: en
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Authors: Oxford and Cambridge university club, London. Library
Categories: Ferries
Type: BOOK - Published: 1887 - Publisher:

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A Tour in Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 66
Authors: Arthur Young
Categories: Ireland
Type: BOOK - Published: 1809 - Publisher:

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