Scottish Legends

Sunday, August 1st, 2010
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Whether you are planning an adventure to travel to Scotland or you are interested in studying the history of the country, you will be fascinated by the legends and lore of Scotland. When researching Scottish legends, the first thing that most people think of is the Loch Ness Monster or William Wallace but the history of Scotland has produced some of the more interesting legends that people are not aware of.

The history of Halloween can be traced back to Scotland where it began as a religious celebration of the end of summer, called Samhain. Samhain is a Druid festival that marked the time of the year when the days grew shorter and darkness started earlier.

The Shellycoat is condidered the Scottish boogeyman, Boobrie is a legendary water bird that haunts Scottish lakes, Fachan is a creature who dwells in the western highlands of Scotland, Red Cap is an evil creature who lives in a castle on Scotland’s border. (more…)

Kilt Rock – a good place for thinking

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Were you ever looking for a good place for meditation, think everything through? In my opinion not every place is good for this – it’s great if it is peaceful, calm and beautiful in a way that is not disturbing.
I recommend one place: Kilt Rock on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. Doesn’t it look amazing?
If you have any good experience with it please write it in your comments.

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!