Videos tagged with "point"
Autumn River Tummel From Ballinluig Bridge Perthshire Scotland October 15th [00:43]
Tour Scotland Autumn video of the River Tummel from the bridge on visit to Ballinluig, Perthshire. This Scottish river flows out from Loch Rannoch, then flows east to a point near the Falls of Tummel, where it bends to the southeast, a direction which it maintains until it falls into the River Tay, just below Logierait and Ballinluig, after a course of 58 miles from its in Stob Ghabbar
Dusk River Tay Newburgh North Fife Scotland October 4th [00:34]
Tour Scotland Autumn video of dusk over the River Tay from a viewpoint near Newburgh in North Fife,
Forfar Loch part 2. [02:01]
There is a memorial in the park, at the side of the loch, rembering the local women who were accused of being ' witches' and executed. I have written a bit about their story. The bustling market town of Forfar shares a terrible secret with many other parts of Scotland in the seventeenth century. The town was the scene of a terrible witch hunt, which resulted in the torture and execution of several local women. According to the town council's records, the witch hunt appears to have been triggered in 1661 by an argument between Isobel Shyrie, a poor woman who was unable to pay her taxes, and Baillie George Wood, a tax collector. During the quarrel, Isobel cursed Baillie Wood. When the unfortunate man suddenly dropped dead, all fingers pointed at Isobel. In those days, it was considered that there were three ways to spot a witch, she went by a nickname instead of the name she was baptised with; there was a mark on her body that was impervious to pain; or she practiced 'malefice' which was the use of supernatural means to do evil. Isobel was widely believed to be guilty of malefice which was sufficient for her to be sent to the dungeon below the Tolbooth, situated on the road next to the Town House, Forfar town centre. Stirred up by the burgh's zealous new minister, James Robertstone, the hunt was soon underway for the other witches in Isobel's covern. Helen Guthrie, Isobel's best friend and well-known for her knowledge of the healing powers herbs, was next to be taken to the ...
Driving down from Suidhe Viewpoint, Scotland [02:48]
Driving down from Suidhe Viewpoint, Scotland
Escape to Scottish Highlands 1 [11:18]
Day 1 of our Scotland trip as we land in Aberdeen and after spending a few hours in town buying outdoor gear and "recharging the batteries" head to Glasgow. Day 2 as we leave Glasgow and head on foot to Milngavie for the starting point of the West Highland Way. Commence the way at 6 pm but caught by rain after 45 minutes and have to camp earlier than planned.