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Edinburgh, Scotland: Royal Yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyroodhouse

For our second full day in Edinburgh, we have plans to see both the Palace of Holyroodhouse with the adjoining Abbey Ruins and the Royal Yacht Britannia.  We walked over to the Ocean Terminal to see the Yacht when it … Continue reading

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Getting into our last port, Edinburgh, Scotland was not so easy.  Our boat fit in the lock at Leith harbor with only two feet to spare.  We went up in the Lookinglass Lounge to see the pilot take us in. … Continue reading

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Invergordon, The Scottish Highlands

Today we are docked at Invergordon, Scotland in Cromarty Firth (Fjord), a narrow inlet from the North Sea.  Cromarty Firth is called the “seaway to the Scottish Highlands”.  We are very close to Inverness and Culloden Moor.  Invergordon’s port was … Continue reading

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The Outer Hebrides: Isle of Lewis, Scotland

Continuing our exploration of the Hebrides, the island group off the west coast of Scotland, today we are on the Isle of Lewis.  Isle of Lewis and Harris is the largest island in the Outer Hebrides; the Outer Hebrides are … Continue reading

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The Inner Hebrides: Isle of Skye

Our Scottish adventure continues with visits to the Hebrides, the island group off the western coast of Scotland.  Our first half day was to the Isle of Skye, the largest island in the Inner Hebrides, closer to the coast of … Continue reading

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Glasgow, Scotland

Today we dock in Greenock, a port city for Glasgow in the lowlands of Scotland.  Glasgow itself is considered a port city, but the channel is so dry, that larger boats can no longer get in.  Glasgow is the largest … Continue reading

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