Discovered in 1850, following a huge storm, Skara Brae is thought to be 5000 years old. It is the best-preserved Neolithic village in Northern Europe. The people in the top of the photograph help with a sense of scale, but still manage to blend in nicely!
Yesnaby is on the West coast of Orkney. The cliffs and sea stack are often overlooked, in favour of more well-known attractions. I am so glad I didn’t overlook them. Look at the depth of field. It is so open, wild and rugged. A work of art – much better than anything man-made.
The Italian Chapel was built during World War II by Italian POWs. It is amazing what they made from the most basic of materials – Ingenious, in fact.
The Standing Stones of Stenness are Neolithic and the remains of a stone circle in an ancient ceremonial site.