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Doune Castle, Trossachs

Doune Castle, Trossachs, Scotland

 This evening I have complied a composite of the first two days of a recent photography tour of Scotland during winter. At end of day 1 the town where we stayed had no electricity and hence I was unable to collate and post images which in turn placed my blogging sequence in arrears. Tonight’s exercise is a ‘catch up’.

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Scottish Highlands in Winter

Scottish Highlands in Winter Snow

This evening, I am in Kenmore, central Scotland at end of day 2 of a winter photographic tour of the Highlands.

Last night we were in Mallaig which was subject to an electricty blackout due to the recent hurricane. No electricity=no blog post and hence this is my first post for two days which covers a selection various Highlands scenes including Skye and Rannoch Moor.

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Pass of Killiecrankie, Perthshire

Pass of Killiecrankie, Perthshire, Scotland

This evening, I am focusing on the stunning nature site of Killiecrankie which can be found roughly equidistant between Pitlochry and Blair Atholl (Blair Castle )  in central Scotland. I essence the site comprises a deep, wooded gorge at base of which flows the fast running River Garry.  In addition to the nature related attractions the site is also known for the Battle of Killiecrankie  which was fought in July 1689 between rebellious Jacobite troops and government forces. The name ‘Killiecrankie’ appears somewhat quirky to visitors and raises a  smile or two but actually translates as ‘Aspen Wood’ which appears very apposite.

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