Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Isle of Man – Ancient Origins

Journeys #26 - Isle of Man Ancient stones cu

Is this the site of the castle of the Holy Grail? Peel Castle on the Isle of Man has been a monastic retreat, a … Continue reading

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The Isle of Man – Manx Heritage

Journeys #25 Isle of Man Manx cats

The Isle of Man sits in the middle of the Irish Sea midway between the coasts of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Travelling on … Continue reading

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Scotland – Heritage, History and Inventions

Journeys 24 - Inventions kinetic

Scotland evokes images of a fiercely proud people who love their Celidhs, Highland Games, golf, mountains and lochs. We take a whirlwind tour around … Continue reading

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Scotland – Highlands & Islands

Journeys 23 - Highlands train

The Scottish Highlands and Northern Islands are all about sea, mountains, lakes, heather, moors and wide empty exhilarating spaces and resonate with stories of … Continue reading

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Scotland — The Whisky Trail

Journeys 22 - Whiskey trail signage

The Whisky Trail winds for a hundred kilometres through a dozen distilleries and a cooperage, from Inverness to Aberdeen, Scotland and introduces us to … Continue reading

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Scotland — The Trossachs

Journeys 21 - Trossachs canoeing

Rob Roy, William Wallace and Robert the Bruce have brought us to this part of Scotland in search of their origins, the paths they … Continue reading

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Scotland — The City of Edinburgh

Journeys 20 - Edinburgh castle

Edinburgh, the Scottish capital, is a world Heritage site and two cities in one, the modern and the medieval, with some of the finest … Continue reading

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British Isles – The Royal Warrant

Journeys 19 - Royal Warrant

The Royal Warrant is a much coveted designation. On our travels in Britain we found makers of cheese, shirts, kilts and chocolates some of … Continue reading

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Wales: The Ancient Land

Journeys 18 - Wales

This short overview of Wales highlights the magnificent mountains of Snowdonia, the stunning scenery along the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and introduces us to the … Continue reading

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The Hidden Highway – Ludlow to Hereford:

Journeys 17 - Hereford

Our journey along the Hidden Highway continues from Ludlow to Hereford drifting along the unmarked border between Wales and England. Ludlow’s fortunes were made … Continue reading

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