Duke of Gordon Hotel
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... because it is closing this evening for two weeks while it is refurbished The ground floor of the museum concentrates on the geology of the area plus some information on the first Highlanders from the Mesolithic Age to the Bronze Age.
The first floor of the museum covers the history of Inverness and surrounds from the Jacobites to the 20th century and was very well done. Also on this floor was an temporary exhibition of a Kinetic ...
... very sobering feeling to know that this occurred and that the battle field still holds many secrets. There is continuing archaeological digs underway to recover artifacts and get a better understanding as to who is here as the whole are is one huge graveyard.
There is a memorial cairn situated in the center of where the battle occurred that was erected in 1881 to commemorate the fallen clans in the mass graves all around you. There are also headstones ...
Penny says: Inverness. What a beautiful city! We saw a lot of it when we arrived as we simply could not find our accommodation . Directions (and bathroom taps) have a life of their own over here, but that's another story. Round and round the city we went, trying to interpret helpful advice from pedestrians given not only in heavy Scottish brogue but with some confusion between left and right! At last we found it, and what a view. The castle so close we can almost touch ...
Thursday July 24, 2014 We woke up Thursday morning and started packing up. It took longer to get ready because we stopped over at the Edinburg Woolen Mill. It was a popular Scottish shop right near our hotel. Mom got a bunch of clothes and I got a few souvenirs myself. We then packed up and headed toward Loch Ness. Our plan was to drive along the east side of the lake but mom missed ...
... lowlanders breeches. Highlanders played the bagpipes, lowlanders played other instruments. However, thanks to genocidal English policies, most of the Highlanders were driven from their homes, murdered or shipped off to Canada and Australia during the 19th century in what came to be known as the Highland Clearances. Highland culture would have died out completely were it not for the work of several Scottish and English romantic writers fascinated with the old ways. Eventually ...