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Isle of Skye Pipe Band at Portree.

This evening, I am posting information on the Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s top visitor sites offering a wide range of stunning views, history, castles, wildlife and activities. This island forms part of the Inner Hebrides and is located off the N.W. coast of Scotland.

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Knoydart Mountains

This evening, I am posting information on Knoydart, a mountainous peninsula which lies to the S.E.of Isle of Skye, between lochs Nevis and Hourn.

For those interested in etymology the name is ultimately derived from Old Norse and means Cnut’s Fjord. The Vikings controlled vast tracts of the West of Scotland for about four hundred years.

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Jacobite Express Steam Engine at Mallaig

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Fort William in the Scottish Highlands and drove to the local Railway Station where guest joined the 10.15 am Jacobite Steam Train departure for Mallaig which duly arrived 12.25pm. This is ranked as one of the world’s top train rides passing, as it does, through majestic Highlands scenery and over the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct aka ‘Harry Potter Bridge’.

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