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The Dark Side of the Scottish Highlands

One of my travel priorities from the last year was to start visiting my family’s ancestral homes in Europe. This was my first time getting to see the Highlands. And as beautiful as the landscape was, I was shocked at the history that I learned. On this trip I learned just how dark and difficult life in the Scottish Highlands used to be.:


Scottish song called The Ghosts of Culloden., sung by Scottish singer Isla Grant., Fighting for Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden moor, the blue bonnets were out numbered and starving. The Jacobite claim to the throne was subsidised by the French to put Charles Stewart on the throne, was doomed from the start and finished with him fleeing dres...