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Piper at Glencoe

This morning I collected tour group from Glasgow Airport at 7.45 am and then embarked on a trip as follows:

  • North to Loch Lomond via Dumbarton. Here we stopped at the heritage village of Luss on the banks of the Loch and visited the church in burial ground of which is a Viking-era ‘hogback’ grave marker which may date from the 9th century.

Hogback Grave Marker

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Dingwall and Cromarty Firth, Scotland.

This evening, I am posting information on the town of Dingwall, which lies about 14 miles N.W. of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands close to the southern tip of the Cromarty Firth

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This evening, I am providing two examples of ancient and eco-friendly technologies for milling grain, mainly barley.

Both can be found on Scottish islands, namely Isle of Lewis (west) and Orkney (north).

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