Does everyone like old stuff? I know I do. Today, we saw yet another amazing ruin, a castle down by Stonehaven, Dunnottar Castle. Its oldest structures date from the 13th century, and it's possible that there was a church at that site as early as the 4th century.
I have a pile of pictures of that site, which somehow failed to upload, and hey, it's bedtime here in Scotland. So I'll post them tomorrow, or on Instagram or something. But after a long hike down to the sea and then up to the fortress castle, a leisurely stroll around the grounds, and then a long hike back up--seriously, kind of long, lots of stairs, whoa--we came home, made some crafts, made some dinner, then hightailed it out of there, lickety split, to the Loanhead of Daviot Stone Circle (Loanhead? anyone?):
It's another recumbent stone circle just down the road in the village of Daviot. This village has about a couple hundred homes and a village church and a village school. And a recumbent stone circle, dating from about 5000 years ago.