Scotland
2011-06-09 Scotland Ediburgh High Street, Dr. Who's Tardis!

2011-06-09 Scotland Ediburgh High Street, Dr. Who’s Tardis!

2011-06-09 Scotland Ediburgh High Street, Dr. Who’s Tardis! a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter For Doctor Who fans, such as I am, the Tardis, always evokes images of space travel and celestial adventure – a delightful sight indeed!
2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh High Street

2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh High Street

2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh High Street a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Solid stone buildings, austere, eternal, and heavy give a sense of measured security and watchfulness.
2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh High Street

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh High Street

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh High Street a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Looking down toward the River, just after a cold rain the street looks grey. The city was built to last. Even the homes below are of the grey granite rock. The Scots were practical, frugal, and built with a...
2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh Castle (1)

2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh Castle (1)

2011-06-09 Scotland Edinburgh Castle (1) a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Our guides, Sean and Ian, wore the kilt and oxford shoes with ties that go up the ankle. In the old days, the shoes were lighter and softer. The coat was topped with a rain cape. We spent two...
2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Scotland has a bloody history and the castle, sitting up on a rock outcrop, with sheer drops on all sides, attests to the constant warfare of the Medieval Period. The Nobility were war lords and fighting was their business. They...
2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle

2011-06-09 Scotland, Edinburgh Castle a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Scotland has a bloody history and the castle, sitting up on a rock outcrop, with sheer drops on all sides, attests to the constant warfare of the Medieval Period. The Nobility were war lords and fighting was their business. They...
2011-06-09 Scotland, Montrose light house as we sail out toward Europe

2011-06-09 Scotland, Montrose light house as we sail out toward Europe

2011-06-09 Scotland, Montrose light house as we sail out toward Europe a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter We sailed out of Scotland by way of Montrose passing this lovely lighthouse along the way out.
2011-06-09 Scotland, River Tey

2011-06-09 Scotland, River Tey

2011-06-09 Scotland, River Tey a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The River Tey, aside from being beautiful is also the subject of a poem, which was published many years ago, and I believe was about a bridge that collapsed.
2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee - Chapel of the Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee – Chapel of the Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee – Chapel of the Scone Palace a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Home of the Earls of Mansfield, Scone Palace is now a museum of period furniture and decorative pieces and a popular venue for weddings, conferences and other meetings. The family still lives in the palace...
2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Scone Palace a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Home of the Earls of Mansfield, Scone Palace is now a museum of period furniture and decorative pieces and a popular venue for weddings, conferences and other meetings. The family still lives in the palace on the ground floor....
2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Stone of Scone, Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Stone of Scone, Scone Palace

2011-06-09 Scotland, Dundee, Stone of Scone, Scone Palace a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter According to legend this stone, once located in an abbey nearby, was the altar upon which all the Scottish Kings of old were crowned. In 1950 it was stolen from Westminster Abbey in London, dragged back...