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This morning, we departed our lodgings promptly about 0915 and proceeded as follows:

  • Forteviot, an historic site which was former first capital of a unified Scotland under Kenneth Mc Alpin and site of recent high status Bronze Age burial find by archaeologists seeking site of former Pictish Palace.

Dupplin Cross

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Today, our tour group left Edinburgh promptly at 0915 and then headed north to commence a tour of the Fife Coast, north east of Edinburgh. After about 1 hour we reached our first destination of Lower Largo. Here is a summary of the tour progress:

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This evening, my theme is Crannogs. These are a type of ancient loch (lake) dwelling found only in Scotland and Ireland. These were high status buildings built on stilts a few metres into the loch. They were used for an extensive period from about 3000BC right through to the 17th century AD.

Iron-Age Crannog

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