Hebridean Sabbath ferries start despite local opposition.

I previously noted the proposal from Caledonian MacBrayne to operate Sunday ferry services from the Outer Hebrides (Ferries on The Sabbath).  My opinion at the time was rather sympathetic to the cultural norms of the outer isles – that Sundays are a day of rest.  I might find the near-total shutdown of island life on Sundays rather complicates my frequent cycling holidays on the Isles, but cultural diversity makes human life that bit more interesting.  I note from the BBC News website that Sunday sailings from Tarbert on Harris are to begin, today perhaps (New Sunday ferry service for Harris to start).  It’ll be interesting to see how this affects my future trips to the area.

CalMac ferry heading out from Uig

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