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Isles of Scilly - back there again!

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I returned to my favourite holiday destination at the end of June and as I love it so much I want to share its beauty with you too.

I think the beauty of Scilly is mainly due to the colours in the sea and the sky which have a huge impact because the islands themselves seem so small and low-lying in comparison.
To really appreciate how lovely the islands are you MUST see them on a sunny day – the blues against the white sandy beaches are stunning. Just look!

The flowers also give quite a tropical feel to the islands whether growing wild amongst the sand-dunes, on grassy cliffs or in somebody’s front garden.

The driftwood structures on the beaches must have been blown away in the winter gales but on Bryher a new one had started. I added some shells, dried sea weed and pebbles to it. There was a piece of broken mirror through which you can see the sea!

We had far too many coffee stops along the way and need to go on a starvation diet now we are home!

This pretty little garden was next to a wooden seat and was made for everyone to enjoy. So simple but just right somehow!

Even when a storm threatens it is still beautiful. The photo was taken as we sheltered in a cave on St Marys.

Final pictures coming up!
It is a special place for me and always will be.

P.S. It was apple strudel with the cream by the way!

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Wow you saved the best till last!

8 Jul, 2014

 

Yes, I believe I did - we take so many it is hard to find exactly what I want!!!

8 Jul, 2014

 

Absolutely beautiful - I can see why you love it there. :o)

8 Jul, 2014

 

I love the colour of the sky and the see on the sand, amazing pictures but best for me is the sunset, absolutely stunning :O) Wonderful pictures of a beautiful place :O)

8 Jul, 2014

 

I was going to ask if it was apple strudel.....the light down there is so very different to the rest of UK.....see you found your favourite colour in lilies, Chris.

8 Jul, 2014

 

Ooooh gorgeous pictures Rosie, what a beautiful idyllic place to spend a while, so glad you had a good time and a rest hopefully.

8 Jul, 2014

 

Beautiful ! I'm not surprised it's your favourite place :)

8 Jul, 2014

 

I can see why you return.... It's a beautiful. I thoroughly enjoyed your tour.

8 Jul, 2014

 

Wonderful pictures. Very beautiful

8 Jul, 2014

 

No wonder you go time and time again,Chris..It's one of the most beautiful places ,and so serene..You must feel so at peace every time you visit..I love the driftwood with the mirror..glad you have had a lovely holiday..:o) x

8 Jul, 2014

 

What a beautiful place, Chris. It is so good to have a special place - and such a lovely one!

8 Jul, 2014

 

What a beautiful place. I used to enjoy seeing it on a TV programme Island Parish. It's even better seeing it through your photos. Absolutely lovely.

11 Jul, 2014

 

Fabulous place, fabulous pics:-)

12 Jul, 2014

 

As you know we spent our honeymoon on Tresco at the Island Hotel, and we have never been back.....it was a magical place even then, and no doubt it still is, thanks for a nostalgic trip, perhaps one day?

21 Oct, 2014

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