Brittle stars and high crosses - waiting for the tide to turn has its benefits
|Brittle stars brought up with the anchor chain|
|Lovely clear view of Tayvallich|
|Hazy morning in Loch Sween|
|Onyx supervising the wildlife|
That turned out to be a great decision. As we anchored off Kiells in a beautiful little bay, children splashed in the waters this sultry day while their mother led their horse into the bay to cool down on this sultry day. Alex and I took the dinghy ashore then walked the short distance to the restored Medieval church.
|The pier at Kiells|
We were astounded to find a fine collection of ancient carved crosses, grave markers, and tombstones beautifully displayed with excellent descriptions. And there was no one else in sight. It felt rather holy in there. We took lots of photos then returned to Aleria to continue our journey up the next loch to Ardfern.
|The church at Kiells; replica high cross at the top right|
|Amazing high cross that used to be outside|
|Lovely walk up and spectacular views over the anchorage|
|Four crosses well preserved|
|The church is beautifully rebuilt, the works artfully displayed|
|A place to sit and contemplate included|