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Inveraray, Argyll, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the town of Inveraray (population 650) in S.W. Scotland, about sixty-five miles N.W.of Glasgow.

Although an interesting destination in its own right, Inveraray provides a good stopping point in trips to/fromĀ Oban, Campeltown and Kennacraig ferry terminal (Islay).

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Today, we had two objectives from our Fort William base: Glen Etive and Oban.

First, to Glen Etive via Glencoe Village and the Pass of Glencoe stopping en-route to photograph the watery landscape at Achnambeithach near Glencoe.

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This morning, we departed our lodgings in Oban and drove south for about 45 minutes to our first stop at Kilmartin Glen, an important prehistoric linear cemetery dating from around 3500 BC to 1500 BC. Due to time constraints we restricted our visit to two sites: Temple Wood Stone Circles and Dunchraigaig Cairn. At the former our arrival coincided with a tour group performing a private ceremony in context of a tour of sacred sites.

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