Just reminiscing over Scotland. The castles were remarkable, our hosts even more so, and the land was just beautiful beyond anything I could describe. It's not a place I will likely return to for more than one reason, but I am surely appreciative for the chance I had to go, when I did.
Even the castles that were in ruins were beautiful. In fact, this one was probably my favorite to see because it just seemed remarkable to me that something that had the intent to be, or was so gorgeous is left in this condition.
Our hosts were friends, and they really made the trip for us. I can't imagine we'd have seen and done as much as we did, had we not had their gracious housing, touring and transporting throughout our entire stay. What a gift. What good memories. I have pretty much lost track of those friends, which is a shame, but I will forever more be grateful for their kindness while we there in their home.