John O’Groats & the Orkneys: Ring of Brodgar, Skara Brae, Italian Chapel

John O'Groats, the small port from where you can take a ferry to the Orkneys, is basically shots of "The Last House in Britain", the old John O'Groats Hotel (Scottish Baronial influences, now closed) and the signpost giving the distances as the crow flies to various world capitals.  The ferry ride over to the Orkneys usually offers some photo opportunities whatever the weather. Once there, your first stop will be the "Italian Chapel" which consists of two Nissen huts joined together endwise.  … [Read more...]