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Gaelic Terminologies that Survive in Scottish Place Names

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Written by Helmut Watterott Below are some familiar words usually found within place names in Scotland. The list will help you understand how these came to being. The majority of these place names are derived from Scots Gaelic words for geological features in conjunction with river names—hard to explain but with the examples…

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Outlander Tartan Had Its Own Tartan Made

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Written by Helmut Watterott Did you know Outlander had its own tartan designed and made? Here is a quick video on how it was made. The below video was found on Youtube. It briefly describes the process of making the Outlander tartan specifically for the show. They are even registered with the…

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See Scotland with an Explorer Pass

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Written by Catriona Stevenson Some information on how to best see Scotland. By purchasing a Historic Scotland membership, Scottish Heritage Pass, or Scotland Explorer Pass you can make huge saving when visiting castles, estates, some distilleries, and more on your Scottish tour. For more information please visit:  More »

The Massacre of Glencoe

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Written by Catriona Stevenson

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