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The Action-Packed Tunnock’s Tour of Mull Rally

If you enjoy the combination of speed, sharp turns and difficult road surfaces when watching a race, you will most likely be a rally racing fan. Rally racing has long been a popular form of auto racing since it tests driver’s skills to the maximum and provides interesting variations in track and speed.

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Superstition, Fly-Fishing, and Fish and Chip Suppers

Do not mention pork or rabbits or a squall will surely strike. Always bring salt on the boat. A match offered to another fisherman to light a cigarette must be broken in half. Mentioning the local vicar means a stormy voyage. Scotland is a seafaring nation, and its fishermen are part of the country’s cultural center.

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The Historical Braemar Gathering

If you’ve ever wanted to attend one of the many legendary Highland games in Scotland, the Braemar Gathering would be an excellent choice. With a history that dates back at least 900 years, the popularity of this ancient Highland festival is clearly reflected in its continued existence and support.

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Scotland’s Traditional Culinary Dish

Australians may claim Vegemite, and the English may swoon over Marmite, but in Scotland, the home grown food boasting a peculiar and slightly gruesome international reputation is haggis. What is haggis, you ask? Ask a witty Scot and he or she may tell you that haggis is a small four-legged Highland animal with limbs shorter on one side than the other to aid in running around hills more effectively. Read a newspaper, and the editors may tell you that the Wild Haggis Hunt is due to take place. Truth is told however, haggis is a concoction of a sheep’s heart, liver, and lungs mixed with minced onion, oatmeal, suit, spices, and stock, and traditionally boiled in the sheep’s stomach. Bon appetit!

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The Five Day Festival of Carrbridge Live 2007

If you are planning a trip to the Scottish Highlands soon and would like to try something different, the Carrbridge Live Festival is not a bad place to start. An unusual mixture of nature, music, sport and festivity, the Carrbirdge Live Festival is a not-to-be-missed event.

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John Lennon Northern Lights Festival in Durness

Scotland is an immensely interesting country to visit – not only for its historical heritage, beautiful landscapes and bustling cities – but for its abundance of festivals and events. Virtually every city, town and village in the country is home to at least one large annual event and the small remote village of Durness is no exception.

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Scotland is Seabird Central with Puffins Playing a Starring Role

Perhaps it comes as no surprise that our avian friends consider Scotland’s sea coast and outlying islands prime real estate for breeding, feeding, and coasting on a gust of wind, but did you know that puffins consider the cliff ledges of Britain’s country to the far north the best place on earth? Nesting on the edge of the sea cliffs, puffins return from the sea when the cliffs are covered in wildflowers.

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By Horseback, Scotland’s Landscape Unfolds its Glory

If galloping along the broad floors of Scottish glens before reaching a mountain loch, crossing icy streams that touch your horse’s belly, and charging across heather-covered hills and picking your path along the craggy peaks of the sea coast is your idea of a destination holiday, why not consider travelling the country of Scotland from the back of a horse?

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