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Aug 17, 2015 - A wee taste 'o malt whisky

Alexandria, Scotland Stirling Castle, located in Stirling, is one of the largest and most important castles, both historically and architecturally, in Scotland. The importance of Stirling Castle as a royal residence peaked in the 16th century. At its heart lies the Inner Close, around which are ranged the most important buildings – the King’s Old Building (built for James IV in 1496), the Great Hall, the Palace and the Chapel Royal. Around the Outer Close are the Great Kitchens (early 16th century) and later Army buildings. The Nether...

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Aug 16, 2015 - Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond

Alexandria, Scotland A 12:00 transfer took us from our hotel to Cameron House, a Scottish baronial manor house hotel set on 100 acres of green lawns and wooded glades along the famous bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. This really was a house at one time and it was wonderful to wander through some of the rooms and imagine the life then. The weather is wonderful – sunny and cool with a bright blue sky and puffy, white clouds. The grounds are lovely and we even got a lake-view room for the two-night stay. Loch Lomond is the largest body of...

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