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"Good Night in Gaelic" by casstevens on Polyvore

Celtic Card Company presents the illustrated manuscripts of artist Kevin Dillon

Singing Sands Sunset, Isle of Eigg, Scotland, by Barbara Jones,

Castell Dolbadarn

There is a legend which relates how a sleeping party of Scots warriors were almost set upon by an invading band of Vikings and were only saved when one of the attackers trod on a wild thistle with his bare feet. His cries raised the alarm and the roused Scots duly defeated the Danes. In gratitude, the plant became known as the Guardian Thistle and was adopted as the symbol of Scotland.

"The Emigrants Statue" Sutherland - Northern Highlands, Scotland This statue honors those that were driven from their homes during "The Clearances" by the English in the 18th century.

Monument marking the site of the Battle of Glen Fruin - fought on Feb 9,1603 between Clan Gregor & Clan Colquhoun. Two MacGregor clansmen were forced to spend a night on Colquhoun lands & after being refused shelter, the two MacGregors found an abandoned outhouse & slaughtered a sheep to eat. They were discovered & sentenced to death. The chief of Clan Gregor, Alasdair MacGregor of Glenstrae, led 300 to 400 men the Colquhoun lands to avenge the slain Clansmen.

Scotland's first public statue of Mary, Queen of Scots. The bronze, seven-foot statue of Mary stands on the Linlithgow Peel, looking out over the palace, where she was born.

Abandoned In time - Abandoned... Village in Scotland!

'Mermaid of the North', Balintore, Scotland

Scottish Highlands �oh please oh please can i go?I'd go back ,anyone want to pay my way!!

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In the Highlands of Scotland, the hills are covered in purple heather.

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bannockburn scotland | ... on a memorial at the site of the Battle of Bannockburn. Picture: PA

Dunnottar Castle, Scotland. A perfect image of what I imagine Scotland to be :) I'd love to see Scotland!

Greenan castle on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland.

Waterfall Castle, Scotland

Bucholie Castle ~ formerly Lambaborg, home of the Viking pirate Sweyn Asleifsson, Freswick Bay, Caithness, Scotland

Kilchurn Castle on Loch Awe, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Skyline silhouette, Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.

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Home of the Clan MacLeod on the Isle of Skye for 800 years, Dunvegan Castle.