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Looking Down the Road: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation, Scotland

Undulating landmasses in the unusual Garden of Cosmic Speculation in Dumfries, Scotland.

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 […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: Lake Shiel and the Glenfinnan Monument, Scotland

Loch Shiel and the Glenfinnan Momument, Scotland

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, […]

Fabulous Friday Foto: The Glenfinnan Viaduct in Scotland

Glenfinnan Viaduct Scotland

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.

Fabulous Friday Foto: Photo of Edinburgh, Scotland

Sunset in Edinburgh, Scotland

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 […]