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Browsing Posts published in August, 2011

Seascape, Isle of Skye

Seascape, Isle of Skye, Scotland

This morning, we commenced our tour by departing our Broadford lodgings and then drove for about 1 hour to the island capital of Portree. Here we explored the town including the pretty harbour, indulged in some shopping and refreshed ourselves with coffee before moving on to the north of the island.

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Monster, Loch Ness

Monster, Loch Ness, Scotland

This morning we departed our Inverness lodgings and drove south for about 20 mins to the ‘Clansman’ centre to connect with our Loch Ness cruise boat.

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This morning, I collected guests from Caledonian Hilton, Edinburgh and then proceeded as follows:

First to Dunfermline Abbey Church whose foundation dates from 1072. This is an interesting site comprising (a) the ruined Abbey (b) ruined former Royal Palace (c) the Abbey Church which is an active place of worship (Presbyterian) and location of burial of Scotland’s King Robert The Bruce (14th C). Effectively, this site was the capital of Scotland until 1603 when King James VI of Scotland moved to London to become King of England as well. We viewed all the principal aspects and availed of the scenic views towards the Firth of Forth.

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