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This lonely headland stands at the mouth of Cromairtie Firth, near Invergordon.

It rained heavily all day while we were in the Inverness region.


The ruins of Urquhart Castle, on the shores of Loch Ness. The only monster evident was the weather.

Urquhart's ruined tower


Culloden Moor, bleak site of the battle which ended the ambitions of Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites.

The entrance to the Castle Cawdor, which has nothing to do with Macbeth.

Rather, the Castle was the seat of a branch of the Campbell Clan; their slogan, "Be Mindful" is blazoned over the drawbridge gate.


The torrential rain could not discourage these duffers from engaging in a round of golf.


Hollyhocks and climbing roses bloom in the garden of Cawdor Castle ...









... Whilst lichen graces the fence-railing.



The castle moat was dry. Nothing else was.




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