A Modern Sassenach in Old Scotland

Here is Candida’s excellent account of our Outlandish Scottish adventures.

Candida's Musings

The history, beauty and majesty of Scotland has always called to me. It’s the only country I’ve now visited three times in my life. My most recent quest came on the heels of the Outlander Season 1 Part 1 finale. I am not embarrassed to admit I ventured halfway across the globe to walk in Claire’s and Jamie’s footsteps. I have to say – I had a blast!

However, I wasn’t alone on this adventure. My good friend Mandy Tidwell and I visited as many locations as we possibly could in the short time we had. We even squeezed in a few non-Outlander related historical sites which were no less fascinating.

As October 20th is Claire Elizabeth Beauchamp Randall Fraser’s 96th birthday, I can think of no better way than to celebrate by walking in her footsteps. The following are some of my favorite moments of the trip, standing where she…

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