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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Scotland Trip 2013

A selection of photos of our recent trip to Scotland, and a bit if England, with our friends from Chicago - a great time and great weather.

Wendy and me at the Edinburgh Whisky Experience before the Tattoo

At the Forth Rail Bridge

The Wallace Monument

Longannet from the Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheel

The Falkirk Wheels water system and one of the top seals on the canal.

Wendy and Kirsty

l-r, Ally, Katie, Kirsty, Wendy and me.

The Queens View

Wendy and me at the Queens View

Wendy and I at the viewpoint for Loch Maree

Some Highland Cows

And a few more!

Plockton

Wendy and mew at Eilean Donon

On the bridge at Eilean Donan.

The majestic Eilean Donan

Cairns near Culloden

And some more

Wendy in a cairn

On board at Inverness ahead of our cruise to Castle Urqhuart

Away we sail!

A lovely wee house next to the river Ness

Castle Urquhart from Loch Ness 

Val as we approach Castle Urquhart

Wendy as we approach Castle Urquhart

Castle Urquhart

The three Dooges!

A lone piper at Castle Urquhart

Loch Ness

Sammy the Seal

Sammy getting fed

Falls on the West Coast near Applecross

The Shin Falls

And again

Dunrobbin Castle

Wendy and I at the Castle

Majestic sight

The bets Whisky I have ever had - 100 pounds a dram and thought to be 1924! Talisker single malt 

And here is the bottle.

Wendy at the port in Oban

Our hotel in Oban

The Flying Dutchman in Oban

Castle Carnasserie


A great ruin

From the inside

Looking to the path

Incredible spiral stairways

Look how they are interlocked


Wendy and me at Castle Carnasserie

At Castle Inveraray

The Duke of Argyll - yes no BS!


Caste Inveraray

Drumlanrig

One of the gardens at Drumlanrig

Rear entrance at Drumlanrig

Another garden

Gretna Green

Nottingham Castle

Where most people want me to be

At Nottingham Castle

Parliament Sq Nottingham

Statue of Brain Clough, OBE, ex Manager of Derby County and Notts Forest in Nottingham

Me outside of the brilliant Foremans Punk Rock Bar.