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Rest and be Thankful

 

Countdown to my next Tour of Scotland is underway but today I have to been preoccupied with admin matters and tour enquiries with latter including a one day Whisky Tour of Islay.

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This morning, we departed our excellent overnight lodgings at Creag Dubh, Inveraray but not before photographing an unusual albino sparrow feeding from the garden. We then proceeded with our tour as follows:
 

 

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This morning, we departed our Inverness lodgings and drove south for about 30 mins through Drumnadrochit to Castle Urquhart on the banks of Loch Ness. This is probably the best location for viewing the Loch  The castle has an illustrious history being built on a site which has been fortified from at least the time of the Picts, about 1500 years ago. In medieval times the castle was under royal ownership but was transferred to the Grants, blown up in the 18th century and finally conveyed to Government ownership in the early 19th century. The ruined castle is of substance in its own right but attracts huge volumes of visitors due to its pre-eminent location for viewing the famous loch with its mythical monster connections. Aided by bright sunshine and blue skies we were able to avail of good photo opportunities as per links below.

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