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Browsing Posts published in December, 2012



This evening, I am posting information on Scotland’s Border Abbeys which share an affinity in that:

  • All were originally constructed around the 12th century.
  • Are in relatively close proximity to each other, about 40 miles¬†/65km south of Edinburgh.

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Above image shows Roman wall with St. Nicholas Church in distance..

This evening, I am posting information on Ratae Coritanorum (Roman Leicester) supported by images of remaining tangible evidence in the form of bathhouse remains. here is a summary chronology:

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Auchentoshan Distillery, Glasgow, Scotland

Auchentoshan Distillery, Glasgow, Scotland

This morning, I collected my tour guests from central Glasgow and then proceeded to visit Auchentoshan ( Glasgow)¬†and Tulliabardine ( Perthshire)¬†whisky distilleries. On the return to Glasgow we called in at Doune Castle, near Stirling, which is famous for its role in the film ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’.¬†A photo record of this tour is provided below.

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