Friday, March 28, 2014

United Kingdom - Scotland

Queen's View, Loch Tummel Perthshire Pipe Band 
Eilean Donan Castle, Loch Duich, Ross-shire
Statue of Robert The Bruce, Bannockburn highland cow
Kelso Abbey, Borders

Sent by Pip from Glasgow, Scotland.

Scotland (/ˈskɒt.lənd/; Scots: [ˈskɔt.lənd]; Scottish Gaelic: Alba [ˈal̪ˠapə]) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, Scotland shares a border with England to the south, and is otherwise surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean; with the North Sea to the east, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the south-west. In addition to the mainland, the country is made up of more than 790 islands, including the Northern Isles and the Hebrides. (read further)

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