The Stones of Stenness

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The giant iconic Stones of Stenness, towering blades of rock arranged like house posts around a huge hearth … a home for the gods.

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Having missed the great burial chamber of Maeshowe for the day we crawled into a smaller chambered tomb down the road at the Bridge of Waithe. Looking up at the twilight from inside the Knowe of Onston.

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Not getting on very well, am I? We’re still on day one on Orkney.

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