Category Archives: Throwback Thursday

A wee church on Skye

While there was a small gravel patch for folks to park on, I still am not sure if this church was an active one or just another beautiful site for tourists to traipse about; still trying to find out it’s … Continue reading

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A low tide loch on Skye

After driving off the ferry, we headed up the A851 on the Isle of Skye.  I’m not sure at what point during the drive that we came across this spot (there was also a darling wee church next to this … Continue reading

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Sligachan Bridge and not checking my coordinates

Before heading off to Scotland I researched every place I wanted to visit and every thing I wanted to photograph.  So when we arrived on the Isle of Skye I was ready – or so I thought.  I let my … Continue reading

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Mallaig

The village of Mallaig, on the west coast of the Highlands of Scotland , was founded in the 1840s, when Lord Lovat, owner of North Morar Estate, divided up the farm of Mallaigvaig into seventeen parcels of land and encouraged his tenants to move to … Continue reading

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What does 5:00 am look like…

In Edinburgh, Scotland around the Royal Mile.  It looks and is much more quiet than when the rest of the city is up and about which would be in just a few hours.  But it was the right time for … Continue reading

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Scotland Thursday: Dunollie Castle at Sunset

Located on a hill north of Oban, Scotland (and pretty much just up the road from our hotel that overlooked the harbor in Oban) is a small castle ruin with a very good view – Dunollie Castle.   We had just … Continue reading

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Corgarff Castle – Scotland

I thought I only had one more castle to share here when I noticed something on my Instagram feed.  “Wait a minute!” I exclaimed looking at the photo and then I scrolled through my files to find the formerly unidentified … Continue reading

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Crathes Castle and Gardens

Crathes Castle is a 16th century tower house with beautiful walled gardens containing yew hedges planted as early as 1702.  I went inside of this castle for a moment and saw the amazing ceilings and oak everywhere.  But it was … Continue reading

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Castle Fraser

Castle Fraser – with a core that dates possibly back to the 1450’s –  is one of Scotland’s largest tower houses with quite a few things inside to see including going up to the top of the round tower for … Continue reading

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Shall we play a game?

And not any having to do with war.  One upon a time I was quite the jacks player.  My eye hand coordination was on point back when parents had to tell us to come from outside and not the other … Continue reading

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