500 inner and outer Hebrides. A precious part of Scotland

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The Hebrides is a rare part of Europe

We remember the inner and outer Hebrides perhaps from the weather forecast in the old days on steam radio, or if you were very awake in the geography lessons in school. There was always bad weather on the Outer Hebrides, and certainly also often on the Inner ones, so what is that with those islands?

The people of the Hebrides have fought against nature from the time of Celts

For thousands of years, people have struggled to survive here on the inner and outer Hebrides. Despite the harsh conditions, the Celts and then Norwegian Vikings, then first Scots and Englishmen, have struggled for the right to rule over the stormy islands that rise from the sea off Scotland’s northwest coast. There are over 500 larger and smaller islands that together make up the Inner and Outer Hebrides. The islands are often shrouded in fog and rain, and they are almost always windy and are surrounded by a raging sea with gales and high waves. Well then it is good for windsurfers. Something is always good for something. Today, less than 100 of the Hebrides are inhabited, but just watch the video here that tells another story of some islands that many people fall in love with for the breathtaking wild nature, the many rare animals and the rich expansions. They also produce, the rumor says some famously good whiskey.

 

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