|Heather growing along the Pinewoods of Glen Quoich|
|"No' a flow'r that man can gather. ...can beat the bonnie, bloomin' heather"|
Our 16yr old spent last weekend in the remoteness and emptiness of the Eastern Cairngorm mountains for his silver Duke of Edinburgh expedition and I asked him to take some photos so that I could share them here on leavesnbloom. (These were all taken on an ipod touch until the battery expired).
|“Land of the hill and heather, Land of the awful weather, Land where the midges gather - Scotland the brave”|
|In his hand are the depths of the earth, and the mountain peaks belong to him. Psalm 95:4|
|No photos of August's camp but this is was the camp on the practice weekend expedition in June|
Here's the Itinerary:
- Day 1 - Linn of Dee camping at Derry lodge.
- Day 2 - Glen Quoich via Creag Bhalg (668m Graham).
- Day 3 - Walk to Invercauld Bridge and a to visit Braemar Castle on Royal Deeside.