From the Lodberries, I continued my walk through the old town of Lerwick in Shetland. Towards the harbour, back into the maze of tiny alleys and closes to the more generous new town and back to my car.
Lerwick offers a lovely variety of independent shops and cafés. Don´t miss the antique store on the corner of Church Road and Commercial street, there are several second shops but only this one antique shop in Shetland.
I probably walked in circles a bit, but there was so much to explore. And I learned a thing about being on an island, you see the same people, again and again, I met a few from my trip to Mousa.
Lerwick Market cross –
The Market Cross has its most important day in late January when the Up-Helly-A’ proclamation (the bill) is placed there for all to read. The bill is visited by the Jarl and his squad of Vikings on Up-Helly-A’ morning during their daytime parade along the Esplanade and ‘da street’. (Shetlandvisitor.com)
A little boat exhibition at Fort Charlotte and a view towards Bressay with the incoming ferry.
It wouldn´t be 2021 without a sign like this one.