July 29, 2013
Isle of Lewis, Scotland
Photograph by Jim Richardson, National Geographic
A profusion of flowers blooms along the bay at Uig on the Isle of Lewis, part of Scotland's Outer Hebrides. Often cloaked in mist and rain and nearly always wind-scoured, the Hebrides are surrounded by waters temperamental enough to test the most skilled captain—seas that can vary in a day from a silken ripple of improbably tropical blue to a roiling assault of gunmetal and spume.
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