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Photo Gallery: Sailing Scotland's Western Islands

Jump aboard the Eda Frandsen with Backpacker.com editor Anthony Cerretani for a tour of the Scottish isles.


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Loch Harport, home to the Talisker, the only scotch distillery on the Isle of Skye.

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A scotch tasting at the Talisker distillery.

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Hauling the main mast on the Eda Frandsen a converted 1938 Danish fishing boat.

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A crewman climbs the Eda Frandsen’s main mast to untangle a line.

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The Cuillin moutains hover behind the island of Soay.

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The Cuillin mountains on the Isle of Skye.

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The Eda Frandsen anchors beneath an abandoned school on Eilean Shona.

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The entrance to Loch Moidart.

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Castle Tioram in on Eilean Shona.

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Ardnamurchan Light, the westernmost lighthouse in the U.K.

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The village of Tobermoray.

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Duart Castle on the Isle of Mull.

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Lismore Lighthouse.

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The town of Oban.