St Andrews , Scotland is a great place for a vacation , not least because of the range of top quality hotels in the town . There are many cheap hotel deals available in a wide range of hotels . The hotels in St Andrews , Scotland are just as good as establishmenst in capital […]
Giving control over Air Passenger Duty (APD) to the Scottish Parliament could encourage visitors to come to the country for the Ryder Cup and Commonwealth Games, transport and tourism bosses say. The Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup will be held in Scotland next year but some industry leaders believe tourists could be put off […]
The controversial Braveheart statue at the Wallace Monument in Stirling has been returned to sculptor Tom Church. The William Wallace statue has divided opinion equally between those who love it and those who hate it . Historians were outraged because of its remarkable resemblance to a certain actor Mel Gibson , star of the Braveheart film. That was taking historical inaccuracies to a whole new level. However tourists visiting the Monument loved having their picture taken beside it . The 13 foot statue was 12 tonnes and carved out of gold sandstone .
Scotland is in the middle of the longest cold spell for 40 years . NASA has released a satellite image of Scotland and it is totally white.While this is causing problems for many people , as photographers it is an opportunity for us to get some great pictures. On Thursday I went up to Blackmount and Glencoe. It was the first time I have ever seen Blackmount totally covered in snow .
Just over 3 years ago I uploaded a video of the Falkirk Wheel and since then it has received nearly 100,000 views online . I have now decided to releaes a unique video screensaver of the Wheel . My video shows the wheel turning and transporting a canal boat from one canal to the other . I have speeded up the video as it takes about 5 minutes for the whole transfer to take place