Barra was the biggest surprise of the trip. We headed out there expecting to land on a little island and see Kisimul Castle, the stronghold of the Clan MacNeil.
We found instead that Barra is one of the most beautiful places we've ever seen. It was like a clip from Tristan and Isolde or Braveheart...so pretty. There were white sand beaches with turquoise, clear water...but way too cold to actually get in.
There is no real runway there; they land on the beach in a twin otter during low tide. There aren't many experiences I've had much cooler than our visit here.
11 months ago