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‘Million Dollar View’, Dornoch Firth, Scottish Highlands

This evening, I am posting information on the ‘Million Dollar View’.

Image above was taken from the lower reaches of Struie Hill, Ross-shire, Scotland on the A836 looking north. Villages on the edge of the Firth (north) include Kincardine, Ardgay and Bonar Bridge. To the east (right of the picture) the Firth connects with the North Sea.

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Castle Varrich, Tongue, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on Castle Varrich which is situated on a prominent hill close to the village of Tongue on the north coast of Scotland, about 85 miles directly north of Inverness in the Highlands of Scotland. From a military perspective, the castle dominates the Kyle of Tongue, a narrow waterway connected to the sea.

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Visiting dignataries at Stirling Castle

This morning, we departed our Inverness lodgings and drove south through Highland scenery and past Ruthven Barracks, Dalwhinnie Distillery and Blair Castle to our first destination of Killiecrankie which is a scenic gorge and site of a battle in 1689 where the Jacobites defeated Government forces under General High Mackay.

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