Yearly Archive: 2018

Callanish-sheep

Stonehenge of the Hebrides

Though I’ve seen many of the 1300 remaining sites of standing stones in Britain, my favorite is the Standing Stones of Callanish, sometimes called the Stonehenge of the Hebrides. And, indeed, it is considered...

Stevenson Lighthouses

When you think about distinguished authors from Scotland, the names Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and, more recently, J.K. Rowling, come to mind. Each author has a life story to tell...

Scottish Innovation

Falkirk Wheel Scotland has four canal systems, the Caledonian Canal, the Crinan Canal, the Forth & Clyde Canal, and the Union Canal. These waterways consist of lochs (lakes) and locks. They work together. When...

Scotland Treasure

Lewis Ivories Few people know that white sand beaches and palm trees can be found in Scotland, though not necessarily in the same place. But that’s a story for another time. Imagine walking on...