Tag Archives: highlands

Continuing on the Isle of Skye

Heading north on the A87 after having left the beautiful sights around Sligachan we stopped at a pullover area to take in this view of Uig Bay which is nestled on Loch Snizort which leads to the Sea of the … 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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On the road to…

We had left Oban that morning and were on track to head to something this road was taking us to.  The view was just so amazing that I had to pull over and get out into the road and capture … 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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Oh the castles I have seen!

Besides the glorious landscapes in Scotland, I wanted to see as many castles as I could get to… and a few of them took some getting to!  I have a preference for the really old castle ruins but there were … Continue reading

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