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Jacobite Express traversing the Glenfinnan Viaduct.

This evening, I am posting a portfolio of images and videos concerning the popular Jacobite Express Steam Train which operates during the tourist season along the 41 mile (66 km) route between Fort William and Mallaig in the Scottish Highlands. This train ride has proved extremely popular on two counts: (1) The outstanding scenic beauty via Loch Eil, Glenfinnan and Arisaig and (2) Connection with the ‘Harry Potter’ stories and film via the ‘Hogwarts Express’.

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Luss village viewed from pier.

This evening, I am reporting on the quaint and historic lochside village of Luss which is located just off the main highway between Glasgow and the Scottish Highlands, about 33 miles north of Glasgow. Here can be found small houses with colourful gardens, a historic church, loch-side beach, pier offering panoramic views of Loch Lomond  and Ben Lomond (mountain) plus shops and refreshment facilities.

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Highland Cows at Glen Nevis, Scottish Highlands.

This evening, I am posting information on Glen Nevis in the Scottish Highlands.This is a valley which runs S.E. from Fort William tracking the Water of Nevis (river) along the base of Ben Nevis (mountain) and culminating in three waterfalls: Achriabhach, Lower Falls and Steall Falls. A leisurely round trip drive takes about one hour.

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