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Scottish Jumping Beans!

Scottish Jumping Beans!

on Aug 22, 2013

As we’ve traveled around, we’ve noticed a lot of rather strange photo taking poses. From seductive leans, rabbit ears, peace signs and raised arms, people do some strange things when they’re in front of the camera. While in Edinburgh we witnessed a new photography trend…jumping. We observed a couple taking pictures from a view point above the...

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Scotland: Castles, Abbeys, Palaces & Cathedrals

Scotland: Castles, Abbeys, Palaces & Cathedrals

on Aug 13, 2013

After spending nearly three weeks in Scotland, we had an opportunity to visit a significant number of castles, abbeys, palaces and cathedrals. Nearly every city has at least one of the four, if not more. Visiting all of the castles, abbeys, palaces and castles of Scotland would take a lifetime. We found each one we visited had its own place in history. However, we...

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Up Close Encounter with Sheep

Up Close Encounter with Sheep

on Aug 8, 2013

Our travels have taken us to a few countries where sheep graze along the side of the road…and maybe even on the road. However our encounters were ¬†always at a distance and from inside our car. In Scotland, we had a few closer encounters. We found sheep openly walking on single track roads. We also found sheep grazing at many of the sites we visited. To humans,...

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Passing Places: Roads in Scotland

Passing Places: Roads in Scotland

on Aug 7, 2013

We are finding that much of the beauty of Scotland lies outside of the major cities and towns. Based on a little research and a recommendation, we rented a car and set out ¬†to explore the countryside with an outline of sites to see. So, what’s it like to drive in Scotland? It didn’t take long for us to learn that not all of Scotland is paved with two...

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