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Northern Scotland: Voyage to Orkney and Shetland Isles, more photos

'Interior of St. Magnus cathedral built by Vikings in 1137'    Paul and Sheryl Shard    Click Here to view large photo

Check out these additional photos from Paul and Sheryl Shard's voyage to Orkney and the Shetland Isles.

Stained glass window with boats above in Fair Isle church -  Paul and Sheryl Shard   Click Here to view large photo

Distant Shores II, North Haven, Fair Isle -  Paul and Sheryl Shard   Click Here to view large photo

One of the Ring of Brodgar standing stones hit by lightning -  Paul and Sheryl Shard   Click Here to view large photo


In a place of honour in the southeastern corner of St. Magnus Cathedral is the tomb of Orkney-born, John Rae, believed to be the true explorer of the Northwest Passage. It is so beautifully done you can imagine the softness of his leather boots. He appears totally at peace. -  Paul and Sheryl Shard   Click Here to view large photo

Crofts of Fair Isle with sheep the primary livestock -  Paul and Sheryl Shard   Click Here to view large photo


Award-winning filmmakers and sailing authors, Paul and Sheryl Shard, have been cruising internationally since 1989. They are the hosts of the sailing adventure TV series, Distant Shores, which airs weekdays across Canada on Travel and Escape Channel and includes episodes on their cruise of Orkney and Shetland. Visit their website.

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