Bicycles, Boots and Binoculars: Exploring the Shetland Islands
Julia R May
Bicycles, Boots and Binoculars is an account one couple’s exploration of the Shetland Islands. And with over 1600 miles of coastline and over 100 islands, there is a lot to explore. This most northerly archipelago of the British Isles is the location of numerous nature reserves and home to some of the largest seabird colonies in Europe. Remote and largely undiscovered, the Shetland Islands are ideal for exploring by bike and on foot.
This book details the amazing wildlife, geology and scenery, and the unique heritage and culture of the isolated communities to be found here. With accounts of the walks and cycle rides, the experiences of camping, witty observations and amusing anecdotes, Bicycles, Boots and Binoculars will enlighten and entertain. To read it is to be inspired to visit and explore the Shetland Islands for yourself.