Scotland Road Trip Day 6

I’m told that the mountains of Scotland are rising up, following the melting of the glaciers from the last ice age. That’s roughly how I felt after our first dive; I think I regained another inch of height having toiled up the hill from the dive site! It was worth it though…


We made an early start and left our lovely location on Ard Neakie on the shore of Loch Eriboll in time to dive at slack water in the narrows at Kylesku. Earlier in the trip, we had noted how the current ripped through such a narrow channel.

moon jellyfish
Moon Jellyfish

The water is much clearer here than many of the other lochs we have dived, and any sediment is swept away by the fierce tides. The visibility is not perfect though, and the loch water draining through still held a frustrating amount of sediment.

Kelp thrashing in the current
Kelp thrashing in the current

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