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Old April 25th, 2014, 12:29 PM   #1
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Scotland - the country of William Wallace

There is no doubt that Scotland has some of the best preserved examples of historic architectural gems. From the great castles and palaces in the beautiful scottish highlands to the old town and castle hill in Edinburgh.

2014 will be one of the most important years in scottish history. In july and august the XX Commonwealth Games will take place in Glasgow and in september the whole country will go to the ballots to vote on independence from the United Kingdom and Great Britain.

Welcome to the country of William Wallace and home of the Whiskey!

Edinburgh, the capital















Scottish highlands



Nå er det lenge siden 1952!
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Old April 26th, 2014, 09:43 AM   #2
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I approve this thread. More pictures please!
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Old May 11th, 2014, 08:02 AM   #4
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Beautiful. Edinburgh is a gem.

“In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.”

“The meaning of earthly existence lies not, as we have grown used to thinking, in prospering but in the development of the soul.”
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Very beautiful photos, please add some more
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Thank you, Oslo2022, for the splendid photo of my alma mater (in the second Glasgow picture).

At the risk of appearing pedantic, the spelling "whiskey" generally refers to Irish whiskey, and bourbon whiskey in the USA (usually). In Scotland, when referring to Scotch whisky, the spelling "whisky " is always used.
Son of Scotland, citizen of the world.

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Old May 19th, 2015, 09:30 PM   #7
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Some photos I took when I was up the west coast.

View when pulling the car over enroute to Ullapool from Inverness.

Loch Broom from Ullapool harbour.

Early morning mist rising off Loch Ness.

Sailing onto Loch Ness.

View from Anoach Mor (on the Nevis Range )

and again...this time looking at Fort William and the Great Glen.

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Beautifull! Looks like Nova Scotia in Canada by landscape!
Greetings back to Mother Country!
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Great pictures. Keep them coming, please.
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