The ‘Lang Dreel’: Walking the Great Glen Way

The ‘Lang Dreel’: Walking the Great Glen Way

A few years ago, I walked the West Highland Way, Scotland’s best-known and most popular long distance walking path. Since then, I’ve completed many long day walks but nothing of comparable scale. One of the issues with other long-distance paths in Scotland is that there aren’t the same facilities for walkers at the end of […]

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A Victorian View Into Scottish North America: Part Two Of Lady Isabella Bird’s Encounters With Scots In Canada And America

A Victorian View Into Scottish North America: Part Two Of Lady Isabella Bird’s Encounters With Scots In Canada And America

A few weeks ago, we took a peek into the late nineteenth-century world of frontier Colorado with a most remarkable little Victorian era explorer named Lady Isabella Bird.  On one of her many adventurous journeys around the globe, Englishwoman Lady Isabella introduced us to the Chalmers family in the foothills of the front range in […]

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Highland Homecoming, 19th – 31st October

Highland Homecoming, 19th – 31st October

Highland Homecoming will welcome locals and visitors to enjoy the best of the Highland’s rich heritage and culture with a programme of over 100 events including spectacular street theatre, music, storytelling and of course world famous ceilidhs. Some of the programme highlights include a performance by the sublimely talented award-winning Gaelic singer songwriter Julie Fowlis, […]

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