Loch Shieldaig and the houses in Shieldaig village in Torridon in Scotland. This was a village where was the closest shop some 10 miles from the place where we were staying. Shieldaig was founded in the beginning of XIX century in order to be the place of training the seamen for war against Napoleon but following his exile to Elba, Shieldaig new role became simply fishing. In the middle of the frame you can see a small island that instead of having all of its pines cut down to become warships is now a nature sanctuary. The name of the village is a Viking word meaning 'loch of the herring'. Today there are around 85 inhabitants in the village.