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This morning, we departed our lodgings near Evanton and drove along a narrow road to view and photograph Black Rock Gorge in Glen Glass. In the past, this site has been used in Harry Potter films.

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Image above shows Clan Munro members at the Fyrish Monument, 1500 feet up.

Today,we again benefited from blue skies and brilliant sunshine.

Dolphins at Chanonry Point, Black Isle.


We commenced the day with a tour of the Black Isle, north of Inverness. This name is a misnomer because the ‘Ilse’ is, in fact,  a peninsula bordered by the Cromarty Firth and Moray Firth. Our first stop was Chanonry Point near Fortrose. Here there is a lighthouse and stunning coastal views but, most importantly, this is where dolphins congregate to feed. Today our luck was in and we are able to view the animals in position just offshore.

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This morning, we departed our lodgings in Birnam and drove north up the A9 to Dalwhinnie where we turned off to join the A889 through Badenoch and the Cairngorms National Park, stopping for refreshment and shopping at ‘ Yummy Things’.

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