Alive with history

“Alive with history” – a slogan that is not my own but was printed on a bus around Stirling. And I stole it for this blog post because it sums up our ten days in Scotland very nicely. History was almost omnipresent wherever we went. Sometimes it almost felt like walking through a beautiful history book.

We were based in Louise’s (John’s sister) house in Alva, a town just outside of Stirling (famous for its castle and the Wallace monument). And this is how we spent our time: Continue reading