Author: jdieman

Kelpies2

Kelpies

How you experience the Kelpies may depend on your age and who you are. If you’re a child, you’ll know them as mythological beasts that live in the loch (think Loch Ness monster). Stories...

Crannog

Scottish Crannog Center

Scottish Crannog Center If you love puzzles, you must visit the Crannog, a reconstructed island home, located on Loch Tay 15 meters from the shore. You might be surprised to learn that this replica...

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...