A Weekend in Inverness in Pictures

This is an assortment of photos I took while in Inverness. They were all taken using my iPhone (so I apologise for any blurriness etc)

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The Victorian Market right opposite the train station
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While it’s now got mostly modern shops, the layout and building itself is still lovely
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And they had a Christmas tree!
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The castle stand on a bit of a hill
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It’s now the Sheriff’s Courts (I believe?)

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The statue in front of the castle/courts is for Flora MacDonald, who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape to France
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The kinetic theatre show in the museum was stunning!
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Entry to the museum is free so I highly recommend you go and see the show

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You can see how restless the river was!
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The wind and torrential rain raised the water level and made it very choppy

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A column outside the shopping centre
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The shopping centre had a sweet little nativity scene

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A couple of the lovely the buildings I happened to walk past when I was exploring

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Park Hall and Hulme Quarry in Photos

   I spend yesterday wandering around Park Hall Country Park, near my home. I haven’t been here in years, and I’d forgotten just how beautiful it is. 

  

  

The deserted paths, beautiful flowers and random doors and gates give it an almost magical atmosphere. 

  
        

Doesn’t this cloud look just like a dragon?!? It has a head with open fire breathing mouth, long neck, wings and a big body…no? Just me? 

  
    
The forest part of the park has to be my favourite place in the whole park – it’s beautifully serene and tranquil, while also giving off a mysterious and brooding feel. 

  I think this is my favourite photo from that day. To me, this looks like Vampire Diaries territory, solitary, like the trees are watching your every move. Could this innocent couple be the vampire’s next victims? (It’s actually my parents so I do hope not!)