Scotland

Scottish National Gallery

[ Nov.2015 ] I have been to Edinburgh many times, but this was my first visit to Scottish National Gallery. It stands on The Mound, which is an artificial hill connecting New Town and Old…

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Unfortunately it rained

[ Nov.2015 ] On the second day of our visit to Edinburgh, unfortunately, it rained. We had a short walk around the city where they were preparing the Christmas market. Our friends told us that the…

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Stylish museum

[ Nov.2015 ] We visited Edinburgh in Scotland for the first time in 5 years. This time, we were with friends, so we went to the National Museum of Scotland first. I was surprised to see…

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How about men in kilt?

[April, 2010] Kilt is the famous costume for men in Scotland. But apparently not all over Scotland, but only in Highland originally. In the era of Queen Victoria, it became a fashion and people started…

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Always being repaired

[April, 2010] This Forth Bridge is famous in Scotland. When we visited there I did not know that but apparently, the length is 2530 metres and completed in 1890. Before visiting here, I heard Scottish…

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A Spiritual Island

[August, 2010] Isle of Iona is said that it is a spiritual island. If you are a spiritual person, I am sure you will feel something here. Well, not me, though. Anyway, it is a nice…

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What is this??

[August, 2010] We took the optional tour to visit Isle of Staffa, about 40 minutes sail by rather small fishing boat with about 80 other visitors, but the journey was definitely worth it! This land…

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Castle Stalker in the rain

[August, 2010] It was raining and the Castle Stalker was far away in the lake. It was a lonely view.

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The Grand Glencoe

[August, 2010] We walked for a while in Glencoe. It is a very beautiful place, but apparently there was a horrible massacre there more than 300 years ago. People there were look after a troop…