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Reviews for Skye and the Small Isles sailing holiday

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review 4 Aug 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

I was very happy that we found the puffins rock (Dn Mr) on Sanday. With another traveller I surrounded the peninsula with the help of a map with only a few details like some walls, the church and the silhouette of the island - no paths! But the puffins were exactly where they had been indicated on the map, and we had a wonderful, long walk. But I also enjoyed the boat trips - plenty of time to watch the sea, the sky, the birds, the seals, even some dolphins...

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Enjoy a wake-up-swimming from the boat in the morning - I wish I could continue to start my days like this! I brought several different shoes, but I found my waterproof sandals most practical for most purposes except for the longer walks.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

We had mostly local (and very delicious!) food and bought souvenirs in the local shops and didn't leave any garbage on the islands.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I spent a wonderful, varied, exciting, relaxing and to my surprise even culinary week in Scotland with very nice people (travellers and crew). Of course none of us is used to share his room with three strangers, but everybody was very flexible and considerate and so we had a great time very close to nature. Thank you very much!

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