Port Charlotte

portcharlotte2 [1600x1200]Port charlotte is an old fihser port on Islay with an old, not working Whisky distillery. The houses are very nice, mostly painted white with coloured frames. The people are very kind ( I stayed in the Distillery House B&B owned by Graham and Marie-Ann, they explained me a lot about theculture and living conditions on Islay).

A speciality is Whisky marmalade with a hint of Scotch Peat! Delicate!

And there’s nothing better than the traditional live music:

 

Tarbert Harbour

tarbert [1600x1200]TArbert harbour in Scotland is famous for close connections to the islands of Arran and Islay, the houses are nicely coloured, the beer is tasty and the sea blue.

A Scottish composer, Sir Malcolm Arnold became famous for his expressive music, here I recommend “Tam O’Shanter, Ouverture:

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