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Friday Photo; Bunavoneader whaling station

The whaling station at Bunavoneader was first opened by Norwegian father and son Peter and Carl Herlofson, who founded the company A/S Harupunen (The Harpoon).   The family had started the company in Iceland in 1896, but were searching for … Continue reading

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Friday photo; Road to Hushinish

Tomorrow the Islands Book Trust is hosting a boat trip from Hushinish to Scarp departing at 11am.  Scarp is famous for being the island where an experiment was carried out to see if post could be delivered by means of rockets.  … Continue reading

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