"I visited often in days long gone." Orkney by EdinburghRoc
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The Village of Skara Brae is Orkney's most famous site.
People lived here 5000 years ago. Everything remains except the roofs.
The Ring of Brodgar demonstrates the cultural ties between Orkney and the rest of Neolithic Britain. Its thought that they were built in the 3rd millennium.
Orkney Chapel was built by an Italian prisoner of war in W.W.II.
Here is a view inside as well as out.
The architecture inside looks as if it were 3D.
This is Scotland and Orkney is at the very top of the map.
Shetland is even further north offten shown as here in a box on the right.
- Pros:Its definitely different and well worth visiting.
- Cons:A Day or Two is enough time; not to easy to get to.
- In a nutshell:Highland Park Malt Whisky comes from Orkney.
Highland Park Whisky Distillery the place to buy Highland Park the local Malt Whisky. Whisky: Highland Park! £££ more travel advice
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