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St Kessog's Cross, Luss

St Kessog's Cross, Luss, Loch Lomond

This morning, I collected tour arriving at Glasgow Airport 7.00am and then embarked on a short tour to Luss on the banks of Loch Lomond.
Luss is a popular stop for visitors comprising quaint cottages, access to the shore of Loch Lomond and an interesting church built on a Christian site dating back about 1500 years. Weather was very favourable.
Our visit coincided with arrival and departure of the Olympic Flame as it winds its way around Scotland. Many hundreds of people lined the route.
Unfortunately, Luss Church was not open to visitors today. However, we spent a pleasant couple of hours enjoying the village before returning to Glasgow.

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Taymouth Castle, Kenmore
Taymouth Castle, Kenmore, Scotland
This evening, I am posting information on Taymouth Castle, which is not a visitor attraction and is not normally open to the public.
Some key facts:

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Croft Moraig Stone Circle, Aberfeldy

Croft Moraig Stone Circle, Aberfeldy, Scotland

  This evening, I am posting information on one of the more important prehistoric stone circles on mainland Scotland. Croft Moraig  ( ‘Mary’s Farm’) lies 4 miles W.S.W. of Aberfeldy and 2 miles N.E. of Kenmore. This position is N.E of Loch Tay on low ground below steep mountainsides. The stones are made from local schist.  According to archaeological reports, the history of the site is as follows: 

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