Photos: Staffa and Fingal’s Cave

by Keith Savage · 3 comments


One of the highlights of my week on the Isle of Mull was my cruise to Staffa and Fingal’s Cave. Last week I covered the trek with Turus Mara, and today I’d like to present a succinct photo essay specifically about Staffa and Fingal’s Cave.

The famous poet John Keats once wrote of Staffa, in his poem “Staffa“:

Not Aladdin magian
Ever such a work began;
Not the wizard of the Dee
Ever such a dream could see;
Not St. John, in Patmos’ Isle,
In the passion of his toil,
When he saw the churches seven,
Golden aisl’d, built up in heaven,
Gazed at such a rugged wonder.

I hope you’ll feel an iota of the power Keats and I felt visiting Staffa. The photo essay appears on a separate page – without sidebars – because I want to provide you with the largest photos possible. Click the image below or this link to go to the photo essay. Enjoy!


Tours to ChinaNo Gravatar December 22, 2011 at 11:54 PM

At the first sight of the picture, I was totally amazed by the view like a sinking castle. Wow, it is stunning…

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Travel ScotlandNo Gravatar December 17, 2011 at 9:24 PM

I’m glad that you enjoyed your trip out to Staffa, it is indeed a truly unique place. The boat trip from either Mull or Iona makes from a great adventure . From clients I’ve taken there, I think that both Fingle’s Cave and the puffins charm and wow in equal measure.

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CalogeroNo Gravatar December 15, 2011 at 6:29 PM

Very nice photo :-).

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