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Piper, Glencoe

Piper, Glencoe, Scotland

This morning, I collected guests from lodgings in Glasgow’s West End and then drove for about 1 hour to the quaint village of Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond. Here we viewed the old village, Loch Lomond, Ben Lomond, the historic Kessog’s Church with Viking era ‘hogback’ grave marker.

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Glencoe, Highlands

Glencoe, Highlands, Scotland

This evening, the focus of my blog is Glencoe, a stunning scenic area and one of Scotland’s top visitor attractions.

The scenery is a function of (a) intense volcanic activity of around 420M years ago and (b) moulding by glaciers with last ice age ending as recently as 10,000 years ago. In essence the landscape comprises a deep glacial trough bounded by steep slopes rising up to 3000 feet ( 1000 metres).

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At Castle Tioram, Loch Moidart

At Castle Tioram, Loch Moidart, Scotland

 

This morning, I collected my tour group from lodgings at Broadford on Skye and then progressed as follows:

First, a 30 min drive to Armadale to connect with the 10.10 am ferry to Mallaig.

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