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Loch Lomond Landscape, Scotland

This evening, I am posting images taken on a recent 8.5 mile circular walk in the Loch Lomond National Park, Scotland.

Loch Lomond is the largest expanse of freshwater in Great Britain. It is the centrepiece of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and is surrounded by mountainous landscapes including Ben Lomond.

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Queen’s View, Central Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the scenic site in central Scotland known as Queen’s View. This is located between Pitlochry and the village of Blair Atholl.

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Peacock at Scone Palace.

This morning, June 5th., we departed our lodgings in Stirling, central Scotland and embarked on a trip as follows:

First to Scone Palace near Perth. Although the Palace is 19th century, the site is very ancient, reputedly a power base of the Picts but most importantly the ancient crowning site of the Kings of Scotland during the medieval period. Those to be crowned were required to sit on the Stone of Destiny, a block of sandstone, which is now represented by a replica with original in Edinburgh Castle. Inside the Palace are artefacts, paintings and antiques whilst outside are well-kept gardens with a small muster of Peacocks in attendance.

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