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Day tripping (11) – Wallace Monument and view from Stirling Castle

Posted by Jackie on July 23, 2009

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This fantastic view east from Stirling Castle is looking towards the Wallace Monument (which is the column just above the centre of the picture). William Wallace was a Scottish landowner and patriot who led a resistance during the wars of Scottish independence. These days he’s better known as he was portrayed by Mel Gibson in the film “Braveheart” (a film not noted for its historical accuracies, but still very popular and winner of 5 Oscars).

I’m going to be without internet access for a few days, so will respond to comments and visit blogs next week when I’m back online.

8 Responses to “Day tripping (11) – Wallace Monument and view from Stirling Castle”

  1. Spectacular view for the castle! Regal shot!

  2. This indeed is spectacular! I’m still to try such a large landscape picture but this sure is inspiring! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. maria said

    absolutely splendid – a bit like dominoes from the sky!

  4. Hilda said

    I love Braveheart! Accurate or not ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Fantastic view! Is that a cemetery just below the castle?

  5. Antonella said

    What a fantastic view! I went to Sterling Castle and W Wallace Monument the year after Braveheart came out. Loved it totally as I used to love Mel Gibson before his blunder with his personal life. Thanks for posting this. Ciao. A.

  6. m_m said

    Great view!

  7. Ian said

    Stunning. Absolutely stunning.

  8. this is truly a fantastic view ๐Ÿ™‚

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