Searching for the hidden gateway to Atlantic
The Radio 4 forecast at 5.20am confirmed what we knew already, we were going to paddle that day. We allowed ourselves the luxury of another 1.5 hour of sleep and then, finally got going.
The paddle around the lighthouse and further past Rhuba Heallacro was again a spectacular display of what nature could create, however we were more interested in what was to come next. In the past the locals built a causeway between South Uist and Benbecula to ease their travels between the islands. Great but could we go through? Not much information on the chart apart from that is an area with very shallow water. We timed to be there at high water. We could see cars driving across the sound, how could we get the kayaks across?