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Loch Ness von CoRe Be

Loch Ness von CoRe Be

On a gravel terrace above the River Nairn is one of Scotland’s most evocative sacred prehistoric sites. The Clava Cairns are dominated by a line of three exceptionally well-preserved burial cairns, each enclosed by stone circles. We know little about who the cairn builders were, for they left no written record.

News, commentary, random musings, and occasional Deep Thoughts about Diana Gabaldon's books (the OUTLANDER and Lord John series).

Shetland storm at Door Holm.

There's much to explore in Scotland's highlands and islands: Shetland Islands, Dore Holm

The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The chapel of Templars - Rosslyn (Edinburgh) - Scotland. Roslyn Chapel was one of my favorite places. Founded in the century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols.

113If this isn’t an entrance to a fairy world then I don’t know what is…  Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland, April 2014

The Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland ---or places very similar with puffin caves in the cove below. glorious places all.

Craigmillar Castle near Edinburgh~ Sorry I missed this Gem when I was last in Edinburgh. MUST go back.Ya! I have an excuse now.

Architecture - Abandoned Places - Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle, located three miles south-east of the center of Edinburgh.

This is what happens when the production crew lets me have the car and some time to myself. Aberlemno, Scotland, near Forfar, inland from Carnoustie. Pictish ruins right by the country highway, down the street from a grade school. This stone likely 8th century A.D. (And it was a stick, right-side drive. So there.)

There are two Class I Pictish Symbol stones (rough rocks, incised symbols) at Aberlemno. The best known is the fine Serpent Stone, so-called because of the serpent symbol at the top.

Clanadonia ~ Dark Island [wow, i never knew what this song was called, despite having heard it an estimated 3,451,972 times]

Clanadonia ~ Dark Island [wow, i never knew what this song was called, despite having heard it an estimated times]

Highlands of Scotland

Highlands of Scotland I'm partially Highland Scot (and partially Lowland Scot) - someday I hope to visit Scotland and learn the difference.

Дорога к дому.

Weisdale Kirk (Church) Shetland Islands, Scotland Built Kirk is Norse for church.

Standing Stone, Arran, Scotland-It just blows my mind when I see these,  how did they get them there. They weigh TONS and then there aren't even any other rocks around.

Standing Stone, Arran, Scotland

Standing Stone, Arran, Scotland-It just blows my mind when I see these, how did they get them there. They weigh TONS and then there aren't even any other rocks around.

On the Isle of Mull, in a clearing on top of the Maol Mor ridge, stand four ancient stones. Sometimes known as the Kilmore or Dervaig Stones, they are a little bit off the beaten track - but worth the effort! #explore #Scotland #history

On the Isle of Mull, in a clearing on top of the Maol Mor ridge, stand four ancient stones. Sometimes known as the Kilmore or Dervaig Stones, they are a little bit off the beaten track - but worth the effort!

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