Monthly Archives: June 2016

The View from Ratagan Pass

After our adventures in Fort William and InverLochy our Rabbie’s Tours mini-bus continued up north on Highway A82 until we reached Invergarry when we turned off to Highway A87 which goes all the way to Skye. But when we reached … Continue reading

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MM 3-11: Me ‘n Bobby in Edinburgh

We visited the National Museum of Scotland one day during our recent trip to Edinburgh and afterwards wandered up a block to the Elephant Cafe for lunch. In between these two places we came across a small statue of a … Continue reading

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Fort William and Inverlochy in the Scottish Highlands

After Glencoe we continued up A82 on our nine-hour bus trip to Skye and stopped at Fort William to look around and have some lunch. Fort William has its beginnings as a garrison for English rulers to store their troops … Continue reading

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The Misty Hills of Glencoe — Part 3

The British call them laybys or lay-bys and there are four or five of them pretty close to each other in the Three Sisters area of Highway A82 in Glencoe. We pulled over at one of them and waited until … Continue reading

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The Misty Hills of (and near) Glencoe — Part 2

Well, there are a lot of misty hills in the highlands of Scotland but not all of them are in Glencoe. It seems that I made a topographical error in my posting a couple of days ago. One of my … Continue reading

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MM 3 – 10: The Canongate Wall of the Scottish Parliament

For Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness Challenge this week I have decided to submit this photo I took last month in Edinburgh of the Canongate Wall of the Scottish Parliament.

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The Misty Hills of Glencoe — Part 1

Well, I have downloaded all of my photos from our three-week trip to Scotland by now and have post-processed most of them. It seems that my best photos were all taken on the first day of our bus trip to … Continue reading

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