Photos and the City

Slow travel & photography

I made one last stop before boarding the ferry to Yell – at the neolithic Stanydale settlement and enjoyed a little walk and lunch break. Visiting the house and surrounding buildings of a probably important person. It is not known what the purpose of Stanydale Temple was, similar buildings were found in Malta. It might […]

Tingwall derives from the Old Norse Þingvöllr (field of the thing), a thing or ping was the word for a Norse parliament. It is situated in Loch Tingwall and the former mould is still visible. This mould, Tingaholm, was created with handfuls of earth from all members of different districts. Built like this every man […]