Can a garden help you understand the principles of good and evil, heaven and hell and other similarly deep subjects such as the very meaning and nature of the universe? It can if it is the remarkable Garden of Cosmic Speculation. The garden has been Built by Charles Jencks in honor of his late wife Maggie. Jencks […]
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Loch Shiel is a beautiful valley located in the highlands of Scotland. It was here in 1745 that Bonnie Prince Charlie (the last Scottish Prince) raised his standard in an effort to unite the Jacobites to try to retake the throne of Scotland from English control. The Jacobites were defeated at the battle of Culloden, […]
The thistle is the national flower of Scotland, and the sheep were everywhere on the Isle of Skye in the Scottish highlands. This photo was captured along the side of the road as we were riving around the Isle of Skye.
Scotland’s real crown jewels aren’t encased deep inside Edinburgh Castle …they are located further west, on an Isle that makes you feel like you are on another world entirely. No place yet has captured my heart and soul the way that the wondrous land of Scotland has, and the Isle of Skye is arguably one […]
The Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland is located in the West Highland near Lake Shiel. It has 21 arches and was most recently made famous for its role in carrying the Hogwarts Express in some of the Harry Potter Movies. It is in a beautiful, scenic location and is definitely worth a stop if you are driving around the highlands.
A suggestion for inexpensive dining in the UK, the Harvester restaurant serves hearty fare at reasonable prices.
This Photo of Edinburgh was taken at sunset while walking up Castle Hill towards Edinburgh Castle for the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Edinburgh is one of my favorite cities. It is filled with beautiful scenery, friendly people and a laid back, welcoming attitude. For more great tips and inspiration for traveling to Scotland, check out these […]
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