Monday, September 21, 2009

There can be only one

Holiday time again, I’ve just got back from touring Scotland over the last week and am now back trying to catch up on all the jobs I’ve been putting off till after the holiday (it seemed such a long time away and now its here).

It has been years since I visited Scotland and now I remember why I love it so much, it’s not the views, the countryside, the buildings or the weather (which was warm and sunny for nearly the whole week) it’s the people. From the moment we stepped out of the car in Moffat we came across loads of warm friendly people, who all proceeded to talk to us about the places we were at and the places we should see, the locals all spoke with a pride you just don’t seem to find in England and the tourists spoke with a touch of awe over what they had seen.

So while I catch up here on all my jobs here is a shot of Eilean Donan castle and if it looks familiar here is a list of films it has been in, The Master of Ballantrae (1953), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), Highlander (1985), Mio in the Land of Faraway (1987), Loch Ness (1996), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), The World Is Not Enough (1999), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000), Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007), Made of Honor (2007) and in BBC mini series Oliver's Travels.

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Martin Rye said...

Stunning photo Brett. Simply stunning.

Nina P. said...

I'm so glad you had a wonderful holiday. We all need time to relax, unwind and take magnificent photo's! Thank you for sharing yours. I hope you'll be posting more from your Holiday trip. Love and Light, Nina P.

Daisy said...

Amazing photo! So beautiful.

Anonymous said...

Hey Brett!!! Glad you had such a good time - sounds wonderful. I do think friendly locals really MAKE a good holiday extra special. Love the photo - can't wait to catch up.

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