Foula and Mousa Isles
  • Daily Expedition Reports
  • 28 Jun 2022

Foula and Mousa Isles, 6/28/2022, National Geographic Explorer

  • Aboard the National Geographic Explorer
  • Europe & British Isles

Today we got to visit two very special places in the Shetland Islands, Foula and Mousa. On Foula, a small group of people live a bucolic lifestyle. They are isolated from the world and dependent on the ferry or a small airplane to provide them with the necessities of life that they cannot grow, raise, or fish for themselves. The second Island, Mousa, is the site of a Neolithic broch used in the Iron Age and dated at 300 BC. Brochs are found only in Scotland, and this is the best-preserved broch in the country.

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