Edinburgh Stag Weekends – Ideas For Memorable Stag Weekend In Edinburgh

Saturday, November 14th, 2009
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Edinburgh is the capital town of Scotland and is unquestionably one of the most popular places for a stag night. The exercises and the exercises held in this stunning town are some of the highest quality in terms of fun and value for money. If you wish a wild stag night then you should unquestionably consider a stag night in Edinburgh.

The town is probably most infamous for its annual Edinburgh Festival which is a four week long festival celebrating life, music, film and more. Thousands upon thousands of people head to Edinburgh throughout the festival and it runs for about four weeks from early August. Apart from the obvious fun for example cinemas, bars and nightclubs there are many things you can add to your stag night to do list in Edinburgh. (more…)

Scottish Clans’ War Cries and Their Tartans

Friday, July 31st, 2009
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Years ago when Scottish clans fought with each others they needed special elements that would recognizable on the battle field. Each clan had its war cry that would also have psychological effect on the enemy and help to find members of the clan on the battle field. Similar purpose sometimes was connected with tartans.

* Campbell – Cruachan!
* Stewart – Creag an Sgairbh! – (“Cormorants Rock”) – to commemorate first clan castle
* Bruce – Garg’n Uair Dhuisgear – (“Fierce when rosed”)
* MacLean – Fear eil’ air son Eachainn – (“Another for Hector”) –
to commemorate heroes of legend about seven brothers that fought in the Inverkething battle (1651) and died when defending Hector MacLean
* MacLean (2) – Bas no Beatha – (“Death or Life!”) – to commemorate part of prayer of saint Columba
* MacDonald – Creagan an fhithich – (“The Rock of the Raven”) – the place of clan’s tower
* Cameron – Sons of the Hounds Come Here and Get Flesh!

And tartans (historical movie):

Beautiful and Amazing Scotland

Friday, July 31st, 2009

We sometimes forget how beautiful Scotland might be. One look on those beautiful landscapes, amazing castles and clear water and there is no doubt that Scotland is the most mystic and amazing place in the world. Look how amazing it is!

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Best Places To Visit In Scotland

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
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Scotland is full of great places to visit, from Edinburgh Castle to the ski resorts of the Highlands. Whether travelers are looking for peace and quiet or a hustling and bustling city, the country has something for everyone.

Outdoor Activities

Backpackers in Scotland seeking a taste of the great outdoors will find the country is home to some of the best walking and hiking trails in the UK. The Dalbeattie to Colvend Trail is particularly popular for a hiking break. The three-hour walk runs through the Dalbeattie Forest, which is home to a large population of Red Squirrels. (more…)