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Jacobite Express Steam Train traversing Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This morning, we departed our Inverness lodgings and drive south, down Scotland’s Great Glen (valley) with first┬ástop about half way down Loch Ness at Castle Urquhart.

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Loch Ness Monster at Drumnadrochit, Scotland.

This morning, we departed our lodgings at Plockton and embarked on a trip as follows:

  • First to nearby Eilean Donan Castle for photographs. This iconic castle has featured in numerous films including Highlander featuring Sean Connery.

Eilean Donan Castle

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Saltire (Scottish flag) pattern on Loch Ness at Castle Urquhart.

Saltire (Scottish flag) pattern on Loch Ness at Castle Urquhart.

Today, I am focusing on Loch Ness, one of Scotland’s top visitor sites.

Loch Ness:

  • Comprises the greatest volume of freshwater in Britain and ranks second only to Loch Lomond in surface area. The loch is 22.6 miles (37 km) long and about 1 mile (1.6Km) wide. Greatest depth is 750 ft (230m).

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