Dimitri Vasileiou • Fairy Glen, Isle Of Skye, Scotland

As soon as the words fairy and Isle of Skye in Scotland are mentioned, everyone's thoughts go straight to the fairy pools and their stunning location. However, there is another area on the island called the fairy glen, a fairly small location just out of Uig that doesn’t receive many visitors

For some time now I have been meaning to pay a visit and as I was looking for something new the last time I was there, I headed for the area.

It is not hard to find and it doesn’t look much once there. Right next to the road is a small pool that, under the right light has potential, and a high stack that is obvious due to its protrusion from the high ground.

I was there with friends and not much time to spend so decided to go for a short walk just behind the pool. I didn’t have to walk far; just a hundred meters up and the view was already most impressive. I waded through the dry red bracken and stood there admiring the ghostly, dry outcrop. There were ...

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Dimitri Vasileiou is a highly acclaimed landscape photographer, writer and photographic workshop leader. A professional photographer for several years, he was born in Greece and currently resides in Scotland.

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