The land of ancestors
For a Christmas present each year, I create a calendar for my friend, Audrey. The 2013 calendar features images from my trip to Scotland last September. Here are the 12 photos that represent each month. Click on any image to view in a larger format.
Certainly, the dominant color in this photo is green – a rich, verdant, green found only in certain parts of the world, including Scotland where this photo is from . I stumbled upon this place while out searching for the ancient Brochs near Glenelg on the western coast of Scotland, just across the narrows from the […]Read Post ›
The Calanais (also, Callandish) Stones are located on the western side of Lewis, one of a chain of Islands off the west coast of Scotland known collectively as the Outer Hebrides. This site of standing stones was constructed sometime between 2900 and 2600 BC. A central circle consists of 13 tall stones. There is a […]Read Post ›
Today is the last full day in Scotland and there are 2 things I want to see/do. First, to visit the Culloden Battlefield just a few miles southeast of Inverness. Then make my way further southeast to the village of Grantstown on Spey. The Battle of Culloden spelled the end of the Jacobite Revolution in Scotland. […]Read Post ›
I didn’t have the stomach for the second B in B&B this morning so I just ate some granola seasoned with a bit of maalox and pepto bismol and folded my hands over a prayer that I wasn’t going deal with salmonella, E.coli, trichinosis, and possibly the plague. I had antibiotics locked and loaded […]Read Post ›