After leaving gorgeous Inverness, it was off to the Isle of Skye. Via car we passed by the railway for the Hogwarts Express (there I go again with my Harry Potter references 😂) and Loch Ness (!!!! No Nessie though 😪).
Drive pics: Rather than take the ferry through Mallaig, we decided to drive across the bridge to Skye. And what a sight!!! For obvious reasons, we couldn't stop in the middle of the bridge so I could take a picture, so this is the only shot I have: On Isle o
So last time, I left off because the post was getting a tad long haha with loads of pics! But our Day 5 trip continued after Scone Palace with us heading towards Cairngorms National Park! Some pics of the drive: You'll notice the closer we got to the national park, the more mountains appear in the pics! Cairngorms National Park - Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve So I should first mention the Cairngorms National Park is NOT just what you're about to see. It's a HUGE, and
After Stirling and the Kelpies, I was already in love with Scotland. Heading to the capital? Well, let's just say I wasn't as eager for it as heading up north towards Inverness and the Highlands. But my husband was adamant we couldn't leave Scotland without visiting Edinburgh, the capital, so I followed our itinerary. I should start off by saying, I have nothing against Edinburgh. I'd just expected it to be like most of the capital cities - busy, chaotic, polluted. And I want
Time for more pics! :) Day 3 found us still in Glasgow and after a hearty breakfast of Belgian waffles (yum!) we got on the road to Stirling. As lovely Wikipedia describes it, "Stirling is a city in central Scotland. At the heart of its old town, medieval Stirling Castle is on a craggy volcanic rock. On the Abbey Craig outcrop, the National Wallace Monument is a 19th-century tower. It overlooks the site of the 1297 Battle of Stirling Bridge, where William Wallace defeated the