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Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

This evening, I am posting images and information on five important World Heritage Sites in Scotland.

Orkney

Orkney, in the north of Scotland, contains one of the richest surviving Neolithic (New Stone Age) landscapes in N.W.Europe. Sites include Skara Brae, Ring of Brodgar, Stones of Stennes and Maes Howe.

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Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, England. Built by Neolithic people between 3000 BC and 2400 BC.

This evening, I am posting information on recently published research, based on DNA analysis, which has identified a sudden change in the genetic makeup of indigenous British people.

Read more on Step Change in Prehistory…



Common Seal at Loch Dunvegan, Isle of Skye

This evening, I am focusing on one of the best seal watching trips in Scotland, namely the regular boat trips operated from the grounds of Dunvegan Castle on Isle of Skye during the summer season.

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