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Glasgow and Campsie Fells in distance.

This morning I ventured out to avail of photo opportunities inspired by an unusual combination of bright sunlight, low angle sun, blue skies and sub-zero (centigrade) temperatures. Within the last 24 hours or so Scotland has experienced temperatures down to minus 10/minus 15 centigrade.

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Dumbarton Castle, Scotland.

This evening, I am focusing on Dumbarton Castle which is located on the north bank of the Firth of Clyde in S.W. Scotland. Dumbarton is about twenty one miles N.W. of Glasgow.

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View of Dumbarton from Dumbarton Castle

This morning, we departed our lodgings in Balloch, Loch Lomond and drove south for about 15 minutes to Dumbarton where we visited the castle. Dumbarton Castle has a long history dating back to the first millennia when it was the power centre of the Kingdom of Strathclyde, subsequently a medieval fortification and then a gun battery in the early 19th century. Despite persistent rain we visited all aspects of the site which offered good views of the Firth of Clyde and Dumbarton. The castle site is home to a wide range of flora and bird life.

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