Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

Scotland: Arrochar & The Trossachs
December 31st, 2017

When I picked which village we would spend New Years in, I had no idea I had actually picked the same Loch around which my parents and I had explore via bus tour two years ago. I ended up in the very pleasant experience of retracing my steps. This time in a different season.
Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland: Stirling Castle
December 31st, 2017

On New Year’s Eve, it was raining heavily over Loch Long and we were too unadventurous to brave a walk. Instead we took the car to Stirling. The weather cleared up amazingly on the drive, though we had to ford quite a few flooded roads.
Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland: Loch Ness & Isle of Skye
June 27th, 2015

Loch Duich

We took a train north to Inverness, a city in the northern Highlands. We didn’t spend much time in town because we took a bus to the nearby village of Drumnadrochit. It’s right on the shore of Loch Ness and is home to Urquhart Castle.
Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland: Western Highlands
June 26th, 2015


From Edinburgh, we took a guided bus tour into the Western Highlands. It was a lot of time in the van because the tour does a loop from the East to West coast, stopping a lots of lochs and castles along the way. The picture above is at the Rest and Be Thankful pass, a location named by a group of soldiers who were so happy to reach this valley they carved “rest and be thankful” into a rock.
Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland: Edinburgh
June 25th, 2015

St Giles
Read the rest of this entry »

Scotland: Food We Ate
June 20th, 2015

Read the rest of this entry »