Brake burns, church suppers, fireman's breakfasts, truck tractors, surfing and all the other things that
make the south shore great!
Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Scotland: Harris Peat Harvesting
Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland
June 26, 2012
A close up shot of peat harvesting from one of our many jaunts between Tarbert and Leverburgh. I can still smell that acrid peat smoke in my nose! This was a common site in the Hebrides, where many people still heat their homes with peat. Here's a short video that illustrates the process.