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... Scots. The battle itself was fought on 15 April 1746, was over in less than an hour and resulted in the deaths of about 50 English soldiers and between 1210 and 1500 Jacobites. (The Jacobites were Scottish men who banded together as an army over many years to fight the English and reinstate a Stuart King on the English throne.).
After we had looked at the exhibitions in the visitor centre we walked around the battlefield ...
... a passage in the rocks to the center of the cairn, and was originally covered over. Both entrance passages were aligned so that their openings lined up with the setting sun at the winter solstice. The central cairn was a ring cairn, which had an open center, but no passage to it. All three cairns were surrounded by a circle of 12 standing stones.
Not much is known about the people who built the cairns, but there are similar structures all over Scotland. And there were ...
... space without hitting the wall or getting too close to other cars. The man told us he and his wife had just arrived from the Netherlands for a visit to Scotland. It was quite nice of him to help.
The apartment is just great! I found it on tripadvisor.com and selected the exact apartment that was right for us--a one-bedroom, with combined living-dining-kitchen area, a large bath, an office space in ...
... was arranged to pick her up from the station and she was, in the meantime, left in the care of the nice ticket lady.
This is what our world is. I was stunned the whole way home, flickering through an entire archive of deliriously potent emotions: disbelief, confusion, despair, disgust, rage and indignation; totally numb in the end.
*In natural disaster terms, this scream was equivalent to the sinking of Atlantis.
... enjoy a few whiskeys after dinner!
The following day we went to the Battlefields of Culloden, just outside of Inverness. This was the site of the last battle on British soil, and occurred on 16th April 1745. The Jacobites (Mainly Scottish highlanders) fought for Prince Charles Stuart who attempted to regain Scotland, and mainly fuelled by religion.
The Red Coats were mainly composed of English soldiers, but also many Scots ...