lørdag 23. mai 2015
Rona Island, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, UK
Rona is a small island in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.
Ronas name is believed to be of Old Norse origin meaning "rough island" and probably reflects a Viking settlement.
There are the ruins of a small 14th century chapel at the south end of the island. The structure, probably a monks cell, is enclosed by a wall within which is the islands only gravestone.
In the 16th century Rona became a refuge for pirates who made a base at Acarsaid Mor, then known as "Port of the robbers".