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Browsing Posts published on January 17, 2008



Here are some images of Castle Campbell. This dates from the 14th C and was probably built for the Stewart family and subsequently owned by the Campbells of Argyll. The castle was partly destroyed by Royalist forces during the Civil War in 1654 and never re-built. This is an important Tower House and well worth a visit. On a clear day the view is fantastic.




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Today, I am trying to marshall some images of past Iona tours. I have had some technical probs and these are not ideal. The occupation of Iona dates back to about 4000BC. However, Iona was placed on the map when Columba arrived from Ireland in AD 563 when he was 42 years old.

Iona is an iconic Christian site now occupied by a multi-denominational group. The following images are ‘OK’ but do not really do the site justice. I will try again tomorrow.

Celtic Cross outside the Abbey.

Colourful scarecrows
The Nunnery

View of the village from approaching ferry.

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