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Places visited in Lerwick, Scotland
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Highland, Scotland

Oil Rig Graveyard

Where the sleeping monsters of Scotland's oil industry are left to rust.
Highland, Scotland

Cawdor Castle

The location of this historic castle was inspired by a donkey.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
Orkney, Scotland

Kirkwall Ba

Twice a year, this Orkney town hosts a rowdy game of medieval mob football.
Orkney, Scotland

Brough of Birsay

This tiny island featuring 9th-century Viking ruins is only accessible at low tide.
Baltasound, Scotland

Bobby's Bus Shelter

This Shetland Islands bus shelter may be small, but it squeezes in a couch, a desk, some art, and even an old telly.
Sumburgh Head, Scotland

Jarlshof

This picturesque archeological site looks like it was pulled straight from a fantasy novel.
Lerwick, Scotland

Shetland Library

This public library still showcases its former life as a 19th-century church.
Lerwick, Scotland

'Shetland Receivers'

This audio art installation pays tribute to the weather and unique linguistic history of the archipelago.
Lerwick, Scotland

Lerwick Public Sign Snail

The unexpected mascot of Shetland's capital.
Lerwick, Scotland

Up Helly Aa

During this Shetland Islands celebration, hundreds of torch-carrying "guizers" lead a procession to burn a viking longboat.
Lerwick, Scotland

The Dutchman's Leap

Legend has it that a Dutch fisherman lost control of his Shetland pony and tumbled from this cliff.