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... it was locked. It was raining pretty badly but I still got in a walk around the outside of the building and through the old cemetery. Based on the outside the inside would have been really something. Not sure what my fascination is with old cemeteries, but I like looking at the dates, design of the stones and reading the sometimes funny wording. The town was really old looking but kept up well. One contrast I noticed between the houses on ...
... we couldnt actually drive up to the main house or even onto the estate. So we had to be content with looking from the road. We didn't go looking for the fourth "castle" instead we just headed down towards The Hermitage at Dunkeld. We were kind of running out of time to see some other things I had on the list. The Hermitage was really pretty. You had a lovely 1.5km walk through the rainforest to this stunning waterfall that the owners of Blair Castle had built a observatory out ...
... have taken one, poor guy – he was in a wheelchair too so had a time of it.
I have to apologize for the photos as the ferry windows were covered with sea spray – I’ll edit pictures later if there’s much to edit but for now, just to give you an idea – remember to keep your eye on the horizon. This time on the ferry (it was pretty heavy ...
... a track that went down to the 'beach'. There was supposed to be cowrie shells there but all I found were the cone shells. The hills were ethereal with cloud and mist rolling over them. The Birsay Moors were really interesting. They are covered in a brown scrub (not sure what it is) and there are huge wind turbines on them. The clouds were rolling around the turbines and the propellers were moving in and out of the mist... looked ...
Our next stop was Ring of Brodgar. This is a magnificent circle of 36 Neolithic standing stones’ simila to Stonehenge but older, surrounded by a henge, or deep ditch. The site dates to between 2500 and 2000 B.C. Imagine that these were 4500 years old!! Though the original use of the circle is uncertain, it’s not hard to imagine strange rituals taking place here.
Our final stop was ...