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  1. Eleanor

    North East "Speak of the North..." Northumberland and the Borders

    By Eleanor from UK, Summer 2013 Trip report of five days in June spent exploring Northumberland and the Scottish Borders from a base at Berwick upon Tweed. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. An Overview There is something about the North. As soon as we hit the A1 and start...
  2. Eleanor

    Scotland Scotland the Brave

    By Eleanor from UK, Fall 2013 We spent ten days in September exploring the area between Aberdeen and Inverness, visiting ruined castles, stately homes and gardens, as well as Pictish crosses and prehistoric remains. This trip report was originally published on Slowtrav.com. Introduction Over...
  3. Eleanor

    Scotland Pitmedden Gardens, Aberdeenshire

    One of the great formal gardens of Scotland. Pitmedden Gardens are one of the great formal gardens of Scotland, created by Sir Alexander Seton, 1st Baronet of Pitmedden in 1675. It was designed as a private pleasure garden and was very much a C17th status symbol of wealth. The house was built...
  4. Eleanor

    Scotland Drummond Castle Gardens, Perthshire

    Scotland’s most important formal gardens. Set in the depths of rural Perthshire these gardens are reached by a dramatic drive along a narrow road lined with mature beech trees forming a canopy above. A stone archway leads into the outer courtyard with a 15thC tower house which is no longer...
  5. Eleanor

    Scotland The Moray Coast Fishing Villages

    The series of small fishing villages along the Fife coast are a popular tourist destination for many, especially those based in Edinburgh. What many people don’t realise is that there are equally as attractive villages on the Moray coast in the north east of Scotland. They get few visitors, but...
  6. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 45 - Rain

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 46 – Rain I enjoy seeing cute, fluffy, furry and friendly pets wherever I travel. I especially have fun trying to talk to them in their language too. Upcoming Photo Hunt 2019 Themes: Photo Hunt No. 47 (November 24, 2019) – Memorable Meal Photo Hunt No. 48 (December...
  7. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 29 - Street Sign(s)

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 29 (July 21, 2019) – Street Sign(s) Loved seeing the cool variety of steps we have all climbed and/or photographed while traveling. Upcoming Photo Hunt 2019 Themes: Photo Hunt No. 30 (July 28, 2019) – Relax/Relaxing Photo Hunt No. 31 (August 4, 2019) – Open...
  8. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2019 No. 17 - Entertainment

    This week’s Photo 17 (April 28, 2019) – Entertainment I enjoyed the variety of bird species photographed by everyone. And I like your creative still and in motion perspectives too. Upcoming Photo Hunt 2019 Themes: Photo Hunt No. 18 (May 5, 2019) – Drink(s) Photo Hunt No. 19 (May 12, 2019) –...
  9. DestinationAddict

    Scotland North Coast 500 Scotland

    Last year at the end of May we took on the iconic NC500 in Scotland wild camping and road tripping around the whole of Scotland's North Coast. As the summer is fast approaching we thought this trip report may spark some inspiration for people to get out there and experience our favourite drive...
  10. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 42 - Something Fluffy

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. Photo Hunt No. 42 – Something Fluffy A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. Everyone’s photos reminds me of how fun and important it is to notice all things around me while traveling, even things sitting innocently on a table. Upcoming Photo...
  11. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 42 - Something Fluffy

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 42 - Something Fluffy

    Sheep on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.
  12. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 23 - Small Town

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 23 (Week of June 10, 2018) – Small Town Stay A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. What an amazing photo collection of boats and ships everyone! I also enjoyed reading the descriptions and stories behind your photos. From the high masts...
  13. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 23 - Small Town

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 23 - Small Town

    The small but quaint town of Arisaig, Scotland (2009).
  14. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 20 - Walking

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 20 (Week of May 20, 2018) – Walking A Photo Hunt 2018category is available on the Media Gallery. I really enjoyed seeing the beautiful jewelry from different places around the world. The variety of the pieces, the colors and material they are made from was very cool...
  15. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 20. - Walking

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 20. - Walking

    From the top of Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  16. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 16 - On the Road

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 16 (Week of April 22, 2018) - On the Road A Photo Hunt 2018 category is available on the Media Gallery. The beauty of natural light peaking through the clouds during the Golden hours of the day or lighting up rooms through windows and laced curtains, down a cool...
  17. Photo Hunt 2018 No. 16 - On the Road

    Photo Hunt 2018 No. 16 - On the Road

    Sharing the road with some sheep in the Highlands of Scotland.
  18. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 13 - Memorial

    This week’s Photo Hunt No. 13 (Week of May 28) – Memorial A Photo Hunt 2017 category is also available on the Media Gallery to insert your photos. It’s wonderful to see how everyone’s photos capture the colors in everything we see around us (either at home or while traveling). Loved the...
  19. P

    Isle of Lewis, October -- Mad adventure or just mad?

    Hi, everyone. Thank you for letting me sign up to the site! My partner and I are spending the first half of October in the UK. We initially planned to spend the first week of the month in Scotland, and then go down to London for tourist stuff. Truly, aside from the hard dates (1st thru 15th...
  20. Kathy (Trekcapri)

    Photo Hunt No. 3 - Old

    It was fun watching everyone’s “Dance/Dancing” photos. This week’s theme (Week of March 19, 2017) is: Old There is also a Photo Hunt 2017 category on the Media Gallery in case you want to put your photos in the media gallery first and then insert from there using the camera icon above the...
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