Scotland's Incredible Garden of Cosmic Speculation - This beautiful and powerful staircase is called The Universe Cascade. It has 25 jumps of steps that represent how the universe unfolded over billions of years. As you climb the stairs, you need to look carefully as there are beautiful and mysterious items for you to sit at and contemplate on on each level.
Gwyllion - A Scottish water fairy. They are mostly seen as a hairy men or hideous female spirits who waylay and mislead travelers by night on the mountain roads. Mountain fairies like to sit on rocks on either side of a mountain path and silently watch people as they pass by.
Nicholas Mahaffey, center, of Olin, North Carolina holds his torch as he stands with different clan members in the fog during the opening ceremony of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in Linville
Members of pipe and drum bands march through the fog during the opening ceremony of the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games