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This afternoon, August 16th., I collected guest from Glasgow Airport and embarked on a transfer to Oban (about two hours thirty mins drive) as follows:

First, a 45 minute drive to Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond. A combination of exceptionally sunny and warm weather plus peak tourist season made for high volumes of visitors at this site, on the southern tip of the Loch.

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Barnhouse Neolithic Site, Orkney with Loch Harray in distance.,

This evening, I am posting information on the Barnhouse Prehistoric Settlement on Orkney, Scotland. This is sited by the shore of Loch of Harray, Orkney Mainland, Scotland and in close proximity to other important Neolithic sites such as Maes Howe, Stones of Stennes and Ring of Brodgar.

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Brough of Birsay at Low Tide.

This evening, the focus of blog is the Brough of Birsay on Orkney. This location is a tidal island approached by a causeway. The site features in the Orkneyinga Saga as Byrgisberad, the district of byrgi, a fortification.

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