My Barradise: The Scottish Isle of Barra

Kismul Castle from the Castlebay Hotel

The Twin Otter banks hard and within seconds is skimming low over the sea. The fat tires bounce on hard, still-wet sand, and I breathe again. I step onto the biggest runway I’ve ever seen — the Cockle Strand — and my romance with the Outer Hebrides Isle of Barra, Scotland begins.  The airport on the Isle of Barra is the only one in the world with regular flights that follow a schedule ... Read Full Article