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Iona

Leaving Wales, we approached one of the spots that made me decide to take the cruise:  Iona.  Iona is a tiny island (about 1 mile wide by 4 miles long) off the west coast of Scotland, with a resident population of about 200 people, according to our guide.  Here it is as we approached it.  The photo gallery for this post is Iona.

Iona

Iona doesn’t have a port in the normal sense.  Its landing facility is a concrete ramp slanting up out of the water, used for the inter-island ferry, and for tenders from cruise ships like Le Boréal.   Here are some of us in the tender, heading for shore.

Le Boréal tender heading for Iona

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