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  • Day158

    Meine kleine Farm - Highlands Unbridled

    January 15 in the United Kingdom

    Leben und arbeiten mit Pferden, welches Mädchen träumt nicht davon?

    Über 'www.workaway.info' habe ich meinen Kindheitstraum nun erfüllen können. Mit meiner Arbeitskraft helfe ich auf der Farm und werde im Gegenzug versorgt + lebe mit den 'Locals'.
    Pferde, Highland-Ponies und noch mehr Pferde :-)

  • Day167

    Blàr Chùil Lodair - Culloden

    January 24 in the United Kingdom

    Ob William Wallace in Braveheardt oder James Fraser in Outlander - die Fronten zwischen Engländern und Schotten sind uns wohl bekannt.

    Am 16. April 1746 ereignete sich im Culloden Moor allerdings die letzte finale Schlacht auf der Insel. Die Jakobiten kämpften für das Hause Stuart gegen die englische Armee und waren durch die letzten Schlachten stark geschwächt sowie in der Unterzahl.

    Der schöne - Bonnie Prince Charlie - verzweifelt ringend nach Macht und Sieg, führte die Seite an Seite kämpfenden Clans in den sicheren Tod ... und mehr
    ...nachfolgend wurde das Clan-System zerstört, die gälische Sprache und das tragen des Kilts / Tartan verboten.

    'not for us alone, but for ancestors and progeny' (bench)
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  • Day5

    There can be only one...

    October 3, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Entered the Highlands...so so nice
    Along Loch Lomond (walked around Luss), through Glencoe and on to Fort William (all spectacular views)... We caught chair lift up Nevis range
    Love this area
    And saw a highland cow today (yey!)

  • Day120

    Fort William to Portree

    October 4, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    We had a big drive today taking in some beautiful scenery and sights. We saw the old steam train used in the Harry Potter movies; Neptune's staircase, a staircase loch comprising 8 lochs on the Caledonian Canal; the Glenfinnan viaduct and monument; Eilean Donan Castle and some hairy Highland cattle.

  • Day109

    'Over The Sea To Skye'

    October 4, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Big driving day- first stop was Neptunes Staircase- a series of 8 loch to take boats from Fort William to the Caledonian Canal (a very long process), then out to the Glenfinnan Viaduct -used in Harry Potter as well as the steam train that travels along that line (known as the Jacobite Train). There is also a monument there & info on Bonnie Prince Charles. Headed through some beautiful country to the Isle of Skye (I may have sadly led us a little astray on part of today's journey😱😢)Read more

  • Day121

    Uig to Tarbert

    October 5, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    We caught the ferry from Uig, Isle of Skye to Tarbert on the Isle of Harris this morning. Lovely calm crossing and great scenery. From there we took the scenic route to our accommodation for the next three nights at Garrabost on the Isle of Lewis. See my next post for Isle of Harris and Isle of Skye favourites.

  • Day108

    Scottish Highlands

    October 3, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Left Glasgow this morning to drive to Fort Williams in the highlands. Lunch stop at beautiful Luss on the 'Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond', then onward into the highlands via Glen Coe. It was a cold wet day!

  • Day119

    Fort William

    October 3, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    I got my first glimpse of the Scottish Highlands as we drove towards Fort William. Somehow the drizzle made for a better first impression with the mist drifting in and out of view. Beautiful! We took a gondola ride up the Nevis Range mountain resort where we were optimistically thinking we would see Ben Nevis, UK's highest peak, but it was never going to happen. Even if we had hiked the 2hour round trip there was no view to be seen on this wet cloudy day! However, we still got amazing views. Amazing views but so so cold! The wind just whipped right through our clothing and chilled us to the bone - time to get the thermals out!Read more

  • Day114

    Inverness to Perth

    October 9, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    Beautiful Inverness at the top of the Highlands. On the journey up Loch Ness we detoured into Glen Afflic to visit the Plodda Falls. Next day on to the battle field on Culloden Moor, over to the east coast to Aberdeen & down to Perth.

  • Day125

    No Nessie!

    October 9, 2017 in the United Kingdom

    We continued along Loch Ness and to our next stop for the next night - Inverness. Inverness is on Scotland’s northeast coast, where the River Ness meets the Moray Firth. It's the largest city and the cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands. Our accommodation looked across to Inverness Castle, built on a cliff overlooking the river.

You might also know this place by the following names:

Highland, HLD, Хайланд, Kuzul an Uheldirioù, Consell de Highland, Cyngor yr Ucheldir, هایلند, Ylämaa, Comhairle na Gáidhealtachd, Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd, Çheer ny Gaeil, ハイランド, 하일랜드 주, Hailandas, Хајленд, Tanah Tinggi, Хайленд, ہائیلینڈ, Hieland, Гайленд, 高地

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