And More Photos From Scotland

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  1. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    In July, my husband & I were invited to go to Lanark, Scotland to fly balloons for some guests at our friends Castle, yes, castle.

    This castle was built in 1272 and there is a tree on the castle grounds that is 800 years old called the Peace Tree, it is said that Robert the Bruce and William Wallace signed a peace charter with England under this tree. It is a Scotland National Monument, and is pretty incredible. I only have a few pix ready, I had like 2500 to go through and they need re-sized.

    I am still trying to convince Steve that I really am a princess. :D

    Dinner was formal or semi-formal every night. That is the first time Steve has seen me in a dress, and my first time seeing him in a dress too for that matter! :D
     

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  2. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    And more...

    A couple of more shots of the Peace Tree, me waiting on the train after a long day in Edinburg....(That will be a post of its own.)

    The alien costume party, and a church in Lanark with a statue of William Wallace.
     

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  3. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    The castle is a working farm, and we had 3 highland 'coos' born that week! I liked the farm aspect as much as anything. :) Just a few shots of the balloon stuff, got to fly and meet so many very interesting people on top of it all.

    And for the record, I could not find the ghost of the castle on this trip. I guess he leaves the first time guests alone. :59:

    I hope to go back next year. :D
     

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  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    :D Great pictures, thanks for sharing:s
     
  5. Joyflyin

    Joyflyin Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I will get more someday. Snuck those in while I'm at work....shhh, don't tell.
     
  6. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Great photos Joy although your formal was a wee bit short for us the ladies had to have their ankles covered when formal / black tie
    Always nice to see good coos

    Brian
     
  7. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Joy!
     
  8. HDDon

    HDDon Experienced Member Contributor Retired Moderators

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    Great pictures Joy. Thanks
     
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    Here's a couple of pics from Scotland I took on one of our trips there.The bike is called "Bulletproof" from Destiny Cycles.
     

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  10. Iceman24

    Iceman24 Well-Known Member

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    Great pics Joy - looks like it was a great time and Scotland's scenery is awesome. One ?...where are your kilts...?? :s