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Mary, Queen of Scots reenactment at Traquair House

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Glasgow and drove S.W. towards the Jedburgh region in the Scottish Borders, a trip which too about two hours. On the latter section of the drive we encountered classic Borders landscape as manifested in rolling hills, narrow roads, omnipresent sheep, rivers and streams and seasonal colours (gorse).

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Hiking through woods

This evening, I am posting information on today’s small group hike through Dalzell Estate and Baron’s Haugh in North Lanarkshire.(Haugh is a Scots word meaning a river-meadow.) The site is located near Motherwell, about sixteen miles S.E. of Glasgow, Scotland.

This site combines nature and history. Here is a stunning designed landscape including fascinating historical features, while the woodlands and wetlands are home to an amazing array of birds and other wildlife.

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Boat trip on Loch Lomond

This morning, I collected tour group from central Glasgow, Scotland and embarked on a Clan Colquhoun themed tour as follows:

First we stopped, for photographs, at the scenic spot of Ardochlay on the bank of Loch Lomond.

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