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Edinburgh, July 2008


Edinburgh, July 2008 - Meeting between Scotland and Wales
NB: Cymru means Wales in Welsh language, a branch of the Celtic languages spoken in Wales

a part of the Edinburgh Castle - the oldest building in Edinburgh - July 2008


Fort William, July 2008 - Girls playing (well) the Hornpipe


Ferry from Mallaig to Armadale (Isle of Skye), July 2008


Portree (in Gaelic Port Righ) in the Isle of Skye, July 2008


Portree (in Gaelic Port Righ) in the Isle of Skye, July 2008


Portree (in Gaelic Port Righ) in the Isle of Skye, July 2008


Old Man of Storr, Isle of Skye, July 2008
NB: the rock and its pinnacle look like the face of an old man. Norse in origin meaned Great Man.

Waterfall near the Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, July 2008
NB: Kilt Rock are high Sea cliffs with vertical basalt columns

Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, July 2008
NB: Kilt Rock are high Sea cliffs with vertical basalt columns

Kilt Rock, Isle of Skye, July 2008


Inverewe Gardens, NW Scotland, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, NW Scotland, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, NW Scotland, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, NW Scotland, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, Scotland NW, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, Scotland NW, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe gardens, Scotland NW, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Inverewe Gardens, Scotland NW, July 2008
NB: Botanical garden in the Scottish Highlands

Loch Broom, Scotland NW, July 2008
NB: Loch Broom (Gaelic Loch Bhraoin, loch of rain showers) is a sea loch located in NW Scotland

Ullapool, Scotland NW, July 2008 (ancient gaelic village of wool farms)


Handa Is., NW Scotland), July 2008
The unique boat transfering people to and from Handa Island (uninhabited island)

High cliffs of Handa Island, Scotland NW, uninhabited island, July 2008


Handa Island, Scotland NW, uninhabited island, July 2008 (Great Skua - Stercorarius Skua)
GS nests here. Often it attacks people and it`s recommended to protect the head wearing a helmet

Handa Island, NW Scotland, uninhabited island, July 2008
Many birds species nest in this protected area

High cliffs of Handa Island, Scotland NW, uninhabited island, July 2008


Handa Is., NW Scotland, July 2008
The unique boat transfering people to and from Handa Island (uninhabited island)

Nothern coast near Durness, July 2008


Nothern coast near Durness, July 2008


Wick, N Scotland, July 2008
we stayed here two days

Wick, N Scotland, July 2008 (a scottish sunset)


Duncansby Head, N Scotland, July 2008


Duncansby Head, N Scotland, July 2008


Duncansby Head, John O`Groast, N Scotland, July 2008
Famous lighthouse in front of the Stroma Island

John O`Groats, N Scotland, July 2008
Closed to the most northerly point on the island Great Britain

Castle of Mey, N Scotland, July 2008
It is located in Caithness and was built between 1566 and 1572

Castle of Mey, N Scotland, July 2008


Dunnet Head, N Scotland, July 2008
Here is the most northerly point of the island Great Britain. Thanks to our rented car

Famous lighthouse of Dunnet Head, N Scotland, July 2008
Here is the most northerly point on the island Great Britain

Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008
Seat of Clan Sutherland

Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008
The Library - Seat of the Clan Sutherland

Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008
It\`s huge garden

Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008
Seat of the Clan Sutherland

Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008


Duntobin Castle, N Scotland, located in Golspie, July 2008
Seat of the Clan Sutherland - It can be visited only partially

Red Squirrel of the Highlands, Osprey Centre, Loch Garten near Aviemore, July 2008


Urquart Castle and Loch Ness, near Drumnadrochit, Inverness, July 2008


Old forest in the Glen Affric region, National Nature Reserve, July 2008


Wetland in the Glen Affric region, Highlands, National Nature Reserve, July 2008


Elgin, July 2008 - The ruins of the ancient Elgin Cathedral


Elgin, July 2008 (Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus)