Tag Archives: Scotland

A Slice of Scottish Streetlife

A parade of bag pipe bands is an essential part of the Highland Games held in Nairn, Scotland, each summer. The bands gather in a park and then march down the streets to the fairgrounds. We stopped this group of … Continue reading

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Clava Cairns: A Bronze-Age Cemetery

The Balnuaran of Clava are some of the best preserved burial cairns dating back to the Bronze Age, three or four thousand years ago. The Clava cairns are located along the inner Moray Firth in the Scottish Highlands. Walking into … Continue reading

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Throwing Stones

From the smallest pebble to massive canyon walls, we are surrounded by stone. We build houses, castles, towers and rock walls with them, shape them into tools, and admire their unique formations in nature. Here is a selection from various … Continue reading

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Take me to the Sea

Since ancient times, we have been drawn to the Sea. Whether it was the first Polynesians who traversed the vast Pacific in search of new land, the Vikings raiding the British Isles on their way to Greenland and North America, … Continue reading

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