Another island journey I took on Gemini was to Dun Chonnuill and Garbh Eileach of the Garvellachs. Dun Chonnuill is a great lump of rock, and atop it once stood 'the great castle of Dunquhonle'. Garbh Eileach, the largest of the Garvellachs, is home to Cladh Dhubhan, a burial ground said to have used by the royal house of Dalriada. But the bracken was so thick that I could not find the burial ground. See book 1, chapter 9, for a description of the visit to Dun Connel and Garbh Eileach.
|Gemini off the south end of Dun Chonnuill|
|Looking down to Garbh Eileach House|
|Ruined croft house - Garbh Eileach|
|Stone enclosure next to Garbh Eileach House|
|Garbh Eileach House - House sign above the front door|
|Close up of worn house sign|