Castle on a clifftop #46

Dunnottar Castle

As scenic as any scenery you’ll ever see: the ruins of Dunnottar Castle near Aberdeen, Scotland.   If I was a different kind of photographing tourist, the kind who researches carefully, and arises several hours before dawn to get to places by sunrise, I’d have really amazing photos of this place.   I confess that this trip had much more of a “oh, lets sleep in, then stop for a delicious brunch” travel style, interspersed with “hey, look, there’s a thing let’s visit it” moments.   But heck,  this castle is an amazing place to wander around and imagine the everyday lives of long-ago people who lived here, and the waves of invading armies that they fought off – until they didn’t.

With the IR modified camera.

 

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