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Scottish Highlands: Wild and Awe Inspiring

Our adventures to the Isle of Skye began from Fort Williams, and we were happily greeted by bright sunshine with big fluffy clouds as far as the eye could see.  We were being wooed to the Isle of Skye with glimmers of sunshine, and I was simply in love.  Because when Scotland gives you a day filled with bright sunshine it is nothing shy of a treasured gift.

From Fort Williams the drive to the Isle of Skye is about 1 1/2 hours, but the drive out to the Isle of Skye was more than photo worthy so we found ourselves stopping on more than one occasion.  One point we stopped at this old stone bridge, surrounded by Scottish peaks covered in purple heathers, green mosses and grass.  It was a magical spot, I felt that I had stepped into a scene from a book or a fairy tale.  And just like Loch Lomond, it was peaceful and awe inspiring place to stop for a deep breath.





 In today’s crazy busy modern life, when I find myself in a spot with no telephone poles or signs of civilization it is important to pause and take stock simply appreciate the views.

By this point, I was falling deep in love with the Scottish Highlands and we haven’t even made it to the Isle of Skye.  I think it helps that the weather was simply outstanding for sightseening and falling in love! Our next stop on our Scottish adventures, was to the Eilean Donan Castle.

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  • So beautiful! There really is no place on earth like the Scottish highlands! And since you asked in your last post: No, I don’t think you can write too many posts and share too many pictures of this area with us! 😉

  • Sarah Beth

    Scotland has always been in my top 5 of countries to visit, partially because I have some ancestral decent from there but also souly because it is such an amazing country. Your photos just make me want to go NOW. xx

  • wow! such a beautiful place!

  • I’ve always wanted to visit Scotland, its highlands look amazing!!

  • I I love the highlands! I can’t wait to go back.

    • I found that at every turn I was just mesmerized by the scale and the size. I want to make the trip an annual event! 🙂

  • So beautiful… this is high up on my travel list!!!!

    • Oh yes!! I can only imagine the amazing photos Nick would capture!

  • That is amazing! I’m moving to Scotland soon and all your posts are making me so eager! Driving up to Skye is definitely on my bucket list! 🙂

    • Oh my goodness, how exciting! I was swooning left and right while traveling through Scotland… I am sure you will have many jaw dropping moments too! Good luck with the move!

  • Oh my gosh STUNNING! I am so jealous – my husband and I almost honeymooned in Scotland – I visited briefly when I was a child and really want to get back. Can’t wait to see more pictures – also PLEASE read Outlander by Diana Gabaldon it made me fall in love with Scotland all over again 🙂