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Highlands, a Tour Around Scotland

Lowlands and Highlands divided Scotland into two (unofficial geographical) regions, both are worth visiting.

What can you find while exploring the highlands?

Without a doubt, beautiful landscapes with endless mountains stretching for miles is the first thing that comes to my mind. Hiking one of the many trails in this part of the world would be a treat. As well, here you can find incredible crystal clear lakes and the famous deep, freshwater Loch Ness believed to be home to the creature called “Loch Ness Monster.” Let’s not forget about the century-old castles that are scattered all over the land, I mean there are so many of them (I stopped counting). Traveling further north to the island of Orkney you can find The Ring of Brodgar one of the oldest and grand stones circles in the world dating back from 2,500 to 2,000 BC. Not far from there, or should I say on another island precisely the island of Lewis is home to yet another world-famous 5,000 years old Calanais Standing Stones.

The Highlands have famous and fascinating attractions that are waiting to be explored and discovered. Here is what I go to see:
Nowhere specific, just a random stop along the highway, Highlands.
Nowhere specific, just a random stop along the highway, Highlands.
The lookout along the highway
The lookout along the highway
One of the best parts about driving through the highlands is the ability to pull over anywhere for a photo or to rest.
One of the best parts about driving through the highlands is the ability to pull over anywhere for a photo or to rest.
The famous sea creature the Loch Ness Monster was first spotted in this beautiful lake. 
The famous sea creature the Loch Ness Monster was first spotted in this beautiful lake. 
Loch Ness is Scotland's second deepest loch.
Loch Ness is Scotland’s second deepest loch.
 Near the town of Inverness, crystal clear lake Loch Ness.
 Near the town of Inverness, crystal clear lake Loch Ness.
Castle Stalker, located on an island 25 miles north of Oban, a port town. Limited tours are available, book in advance.
Castle Stalker, located on an island 25 miles north of Oban, a port town. Limited tours are available, book in advance.

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  1. Love your post’s 🙂

    1. Thank you!

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      ~ElleNadya~