Around Scotland

Jaunts around Scotland to Dumfries and Galloway, the Isle of Mull, and little bits in between.

Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries. Founded in 1273 by Lady Dervorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol.

Sweetheart Abbey, Dumfries. Founded in 1273 by Lady Dervorgilla of Galloway in memory of her husband John Balliol.

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Fresh berries on the side of the road everywhere

Fresh berries on the side of the road everywhere

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The Dumfries Camera Obscura! It's the oldest working one in the world and was completed in 1836.

The Dumfries Camera Obscura! It’s the oldest working one in the world and was completed in 1836.

A crisp image of Dumfries from the camera obscura.

A crisp image of Dumfries from the camera obscura.

Drumlanrig Castle

Drumlanrig Castle

Casual castle. Someone still lives here, in addition to at another castle!

Casual castle. Someone still lives here, in addition to at another castle!

Peekaboo

Peekaboo

Before the attempted trample

Before the attempted trample

A hike through the Cruachan power plant

A hike through the Cruachan power plant

A man in his element

A man in his element

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Take one of boatwreck

Take one of boatwreck

Take two

Take two

Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Tobermory, Isle of Mull

Calgary Bay, Isle of Mull

Calgary Bay, Isle of Mull. A little blurry because I took it on the back of a tandem!

Mid-climb

Mid-climb

Camp out

Camp out

Camp site

Camp site

Epic cliffside

Epic cliffside

Petrified forest, Isle of Mull

Petrified forest, Isle of Mull

A Scottish road trip...heading back to Edinburgh

A Scottish road trip…heading back to Edinburgh

About alicestockwellegan

Language and culture enthusiast from New York living in San Francisco.
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3 Responses to Around Scotland

  1. Jim Egan says:

    Alisprunt,
    Jolly good travelogue.
    Reads like a Rrrrrrobert the Brrrrruce PopSpot.
    Uncajim

  2. Pingback: Oh, The Places I’ve Been! | Language and other musings

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