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Today is our last day in the Scottish highlands, the tour went by so fast! Our first stop was back at the other side of Durem castle to take some beautiful pictures. Next we went on to a war memorial called the three commandos in a town of lochabar. Then it was time for a long drive through the hills, we saw many places that were used for the filming of Harry Potter! Arriving at glenco, under the shadow of the three sisters mountain, we listened to ...
... we went to the site of the battle of Culloden, where Bonnie prince Charles led his 1500 men against more than 10,000 English (who had muskets). It was a massacre and from then on the tartan and Gallic was banned, causing some people to be mute for generations. We drove by lock ness and saw some amazing sights before checking into out hostel at fort Augustus. Then we went on a nature exploration, the forest looks exactly like ...
... on some beautiful walks along rivers and through woods, past lakes full of ducks. We even visited a memorial for a clan of Scottish people that were murdered many years ago because one of them was late for a meeting! Things must have been tough back then! Hopefully Mrs Dowling doesn't take on that method of dealing with the teachers if any of us are late for a ...
We woke up to a wet tent after non stop down pours over the night!
The upper is fine but the ground sheet apparently didn't like being waterproof and flooded us in out sleep!
... trip on more minor roads included the Dalwhinny distillery but no sampling with one driver and one sickie with no taste buds!
So Scotland leg over - tick to: one island, a castle, a train ride and gondolier ride, lots of lochs and Mohrs, acres of national parks and single lane roads, horizons full of mist, some stunning reflections, about 4 tanks of petrol and some great photos/memories! Love the way the sunshine spot lights ...
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