Mysteries of Scotland
According to some, Scotland could be the most seeking European tourist destination, if the weather does not play tricks, destroying the plans for those who have travel itineraries in nature. But this aspect does not deserve much attention, if we consider that, once you have tasted the Scottish experience, you really get rich. At least spiritually.
Highlander and the Lochness monster
Highlands are the oldest mountains in Europe, naked mountains, with no forests, which have an air of nostalgia even in those rare days when the sun is caressing them. If when you will arrive there, the landscapes will seem somewhat familiar, it’s because there have been filmed “Highlander” and “Braveheart”, two films that made known for all of us a part of the legends and history of these realms.
From the heart of the mountains sprang Scottish traditions: Highland games – an original and constructive way to remind young men past ages when their ancestors fought stoutly with Palouse and muskets to earn the honor, dancing knives, famous trill of bagpipes. Despite the passage of time and modernization, the inhabitants of the mountains keeps intact the raw and genuine Celtic culture, with language, emotion and music.
Also known as “capital of Highlands Mountains”, Inverness is situated 37 km southwest of the famous Loch Ness, a lake of 213 meters deep, which houses – they say – Monster called “Nessie”. Over time, the ancient legend of fantastic creatures became known in every corner of the Earth, which is why it attracts thousands of tourists annually.
Spa & food
Since the Middle Ages, Scots eliminated stress by bathing in thermal waters. Therefore, almost every castle has a spa. Even if now you’re not delight by the idea of taking Scottish showers, you should know that they have a beneficial effect on blood circulation and skin. You can also benefit from seaweed wraps or burnt sugar, cellulite treatments, baths of “tropical rain”, etc. And after a dip healthy, follow a delicious food. Among the delicacies that include Scottish pride and Arbroath smoked fish, crackers and Oatcakes Bannocks, black cake filled with fruit, food Colcannon and roast beef to the Scotland. A tip for those who love Scotland: subscribe to Whisky School, if not full-time, at least extramural.