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The Lantern of the North ~ Elgin Cathedral
The ornament of the realm, the glory of the kingdom, the delight of foreigners and stranger guests, an object of praise in foreign lands. ~Bishop Alexander Bur (1362-97) on  Elgin Cathedral Elgin Cathedral  "The Lantern of the North" Established 1224 After ...
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Along the River Spey ~ Clan Grant, Duthil Kirk, Grantown on Spey and the Prettiest little bridges!
It was our second morning in Inverness and we headed Southeast to the Cairngorms and the North End of the National Park. Therein lies the lands of the  Clan Grant.  It turns out, after my sister's genealogy research, that both sides of my family have Grants...
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A Day on Loch Ness! Urquart Castle, A Boat, A Canal and ... Nessie?
O Caledonia! Stern and wild,  Meet nurse for a poetic child!  Land of brown heath  and shaggy wood,  Land of the mountain and the flood,  Land of my sires!  What mortal hand  Can e’er untie the filial band  That knits me to thy rugged strand!  ~ anonymous, ...
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Lovely Inverness ~ Music, Fabulous Food and Staying in a Highland City
We look to Scotland  for all our ideas of civilization. ~Voltaire Inverness  City in the Highlands I  was aware that it was not like the small town that they portrayed in Outlander (which was filmed in the town of Falkland) but  I knew I'd love Inverness.  ...
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The Journey to Inverness ~ Kelpies of Falkirk, Lochs and a Swan
Of all the small nations of this earth, perhaps only the ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their  contribution to mankind. ~Winston Churchill On our 5th day we headed North from Edinburgh. Doune Castle (my last post) was not actually our first stop but a ...
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Doune Castle (Castle Leoch!)
A good tale  never tires in the telling. ~Scottish Proverb Doune Castle  1390 We left the beautiful city of Edinburgh on day 5 of our journey.  As we drove past Edinburgh Castle  I thought I might burst into tears. It happens when I fall in love with a plac...
Doune Castle (Castle Leoch!)
Doune Castle (Castle Leoch!)
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Lucinda commented on a post on Blogger.
Lovely spring magic! It made me smile!
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Lucinda commented on a post on Blogger.
My parents loved it there. Thank you for posting. Hope you are well!
Happy spring to you!
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Lucinda commented on a post on Blogger.
Amazing photos! Hope you are well!
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The Scottish Borders ~ Searching for Ancestors in Crailing, Eckford and Morebattle
My heart lies in the land of my ancestors. Where the thistle grows on the heath, Bonnie Scotland. ~ Scottish Proverb The Scottish Borders A few years ago my sister got on Ancestry.com and it opened countless doors to the past. In part, that is what led to m...
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