On sunny winter days, the East Coast Trail can almost seem like a remote tropical destination; that is, if you’re able to block out the biting cold… The sea here is crystal clear all year round of course, but after November the colours on the landscape perfectly match the palette of any random desert location too:

'Canary Islands' - Father Troy's Trail

‘Canary Islands’ – Father Troy’s Trail

'Caribbean Waters' - Father Troy's Trail

‘Caribbean Waters’ – Father Troy’s Trail

Now, where did I leave my piña colada?