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Loch Ness Monster at Drumnadrochit, Scotland.

This morning, we departed our lodgings at Plockton and embarked on a trip as follows:

  • First to nearby Eilean Donan Castle for photographs. This iconic castle has featured in numerous films including Highlander featuring Sean Connery.

Eilean Donan Castle

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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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Street Scene, Cromarty.

This evening, I am posting information on Cromarty, a delightful and historic coastal village located at northern tip of the Black Isle (not an island).Cromarty is some 23 miles north of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands.

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