Scotland: Inverness & the Highlands

In this travel talk, Rick Steves' Europe travel expert Julia Reams-Giersch visits Inverness — the unofficial capital of the Scottish Highlands. From there, Julia offers tips for exploring Cairngorms National Park, catching a trained sheepdog show or a Highland Games (with burly "feats of strength" and delicate dancing) , visiting the prehistoric Clava Cairns that inspired Outlander, touring the historic Culloden Battlefield (where the Jacobite rising and the Highland way of life met a bloody end), looking for sea monsters (and ruined castles) at Loch Ness, and hiking the "Weeping Glen" of Glencoe. 

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