Monday, 29 June 2009

Fantastic weather and geocaching

We are in the middle of a spell of uncommonly good weather and I for one am really enjoying it.I've taken the opportunity to do some geocaching on my own, with the dogs and with friends including 2 new ones - geocachers Simply Paul and Bambography who were in Shetland for a geocache event in Unst. I couldn't make the event but they came by the house on Friday night and we did the Lunna cache at about midnight before they went on to be first to find my Burn of Lunklet cache and Angela and I headed home to our beds! We met them again the following day as we were all heading for the same geocache at the same time - unplanned and we also met Dubonnis who was heading up the hill to it too.

The waterfall at the Burn of Lunklet, site where I set my first geocache.

Too calm for sailing, Craig and his partner have to paddle back into the dock!

Craig in the Lerwick carnival in a suit definately made for winter weather!

Bonxie (Great Skua) chick found on the way to the Bressay Lookout Tower geocache.

Jake after swimming in the Valayre Burn on the way to the Voxter View geocache. Photo just for his mummy who was complaining at the lack of them!

Sunday, 21 June 2009

Beach walk, puffins and a geocache

Been away being the moral support for my sister and niece while said niece (Caitlin) had a double hip operation to sort out her dislocated hips caused by her cerebral palsy. We got home yesterday and we all tired. Today I had a long lie and then we took advantage of the fantastic weather and took the dogs to Sumburgh. We walked the West Voe beach:

We went to the Auld Scatness archeological site to see some living history and then went up Sumburgh Head to visit the puffins and guillemots:

Before heading home we found my third Geocache (thanks John!) and I set my first travel bug off on it's adventure.