Scotland: Glasgow Vibe

Yesterday we visited John Comyn’s castle, from my heritage.  This morning, we visited Dunstaffnage Castle, the 1275 castle built by the MacDougall clan, from Shannon’s heritage.  Unfortunately, we were unable to get inside the castle (open only Saturday thru Wednesday) but still were impressed with the grounds.  It’s pretty cool to think that her ancestors …

Scotland: John Comyn

Today’s agenda was Old Inverlochy Castle.  Unlike many of the other castles we’ve seen thus far, this one has significant importance to me because it was the home of John Comyn, the oldest relative in my family tree that I’ve been able to trace back to. Built in 1280, this castle saw three major battles …