The dolphin didn’t realize how shallow the water had become or how thick the surrounding seaweed was. Now it clung to the creature’s body like the constricting grasp of a squid’s tentacles. Then, as the dolphin struggled to move, a dark shape approached.
Scotland is famous for many things: its stunning scenery, actress Karen Gillan and even Harry Potter’s wizarding school, Hogwarts. And it also has plenty of surprises in store for visitors and locals alike. For example, it offers excellent water sports opportunities.
One of the groups that have been wowing vacationers is Clearwater Paddling, based in Scotland’s Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides. Its website describes the firm’s activities as “guided sea kayaking tours in the most beautiful of places.” But it’s involved in more than just aquatic sightseeing excursions.