Dundee Mercat Cross © 2006 Scotiana
Having travelled many times around Scotland, I noticed that many Scottish towns have a unicorn carved on the pinnacle of its ‘Merkat’ Cross.
Because the ‘Mercat’ (market) cross was the traditional heart of the burgh and although we now look at the unicorns as a mythical […]
Ferry crossing to Orkney © 2003 Scotiana
Today, in our quest of the best of Scotland, I invite you to discover the Orkney Islands, one of our favourite Scottish places. There is something magical in these islands of the North, something different than in mainland Scotland. In sharing our pictures with […]
The iron man of Loch Earn hills and rhodos © 2015 Scotiana
At the end of last May, on our road from St Fillans to Glenturret Distillery (the famous “Grouse Experience”) and Drummond Gardens, as we were driving along loch Earn in a lovely area of Perthshire, we suddenly fell upon the enigmatic […]
Fyvie Castle Mairiuna opening the gate © 2015 Scotiana
What would he find there ? What new friends would he make ?
What new songs would he sing ? Over what graves would he stand a moment in thought ?
(In Search of Scotland – […]
Sailing on towards Iona aboard the Calendonian MacBrayne ferry © 2003 Scotiana
Our journey goes on in Argyll and the Isles, in search of the best of Scotland and today a little passenger ferry will lead us to Iona, one of the jewels of Argyll & The Isles.
With its […]