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After nearly missing our boat because of a confusion with the time, we made it back into Aberdeen with 30 minutes to spare. We booked POD seats for the overnight ferry to the islands instead of a cabin. They looked great online...not so comfortable for a twelve hour trip. The seats didn't recline as far back as we had hoped and it was a toss-n-turn night. The boat was lovely with a couple of bars and a good cafeteria style restaurant that served a decent, tasty meal.
It was a bit of a rough crossing, Nettie did not fair well, and the rest of us got a bit queasy. We arrived bright and early into Lerwick, capitol of the Shetland Islands and its most populous city...all 6,000 of them. We contacted our rental car company and they were dispatched to pick us up at the terminal. The sun was shining and it was warm.
With a plan formulated we headed out to discover the island. We drove an hour south of the city to the southern most point.
The views of course were stunning.
Back in Lerwick we found out B&B and checked in. We were so stuffed, we did not venture out for dinner and opted to watch a bit of TV before an early bedtime. We woke to another lovely day...at least it started out that way. We headed out to Scalloway to visit the museum and castle/ Along the way we stopped to chat with some friendly sheep.