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Tutored Whisky Tasting at Tullibardine Distillery, Scotland.

This morning we departed our lodgings in Stirling and drove about one mile to Stirling Bridge which dates from the 16th century and which acts as proxy for the wooden bridge over the River Forth which was at the centre of a battle in 1297 between the English and Scots where latter prevailed under generalship of William Wallace.

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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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Discrimination against Campbells at Clachaig Inn, Glencoe.

This evening, I am posting information on a memorial to one of the most infamous events in Scottish history.

The ostensible reason for the Massacre of Glencoe was an edict issued by King William III requiring all clan chieftains to sign an oath of allegiance by Jan 1st 1692. The MacDonald chief was 6 days late in signing the required oath.This was because he first went to North, to Fort William in error and was redirected South to Inveraray where the Sheriff received the required oath on January 6th.

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