The Devils Pulpit | Finnich Glen | Killearn Scotland

The Devil Pulpit

Deep within the primordial bowels of Finnich Glen, The Devils Pulpit awaits. This ethereal grotto gurgles with red tinged water, 70 feet below the Earth’s surface in Killearn, Scotland. The “River of Blood” calls to you from the bottom of a decrepit stairway. Take care as you scale the dangerous steps to the steep and muddy […]

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Just Like a White Winged Dove | My Austin Texas Transplant

I’d nearly made it through Texas and into Austin without harming anything. Driving nearly 3000 miles with no depressing flattened bunny moments, is a Godsend. Spewing toxic emissions into the atmosphere is one thing. But death or injury in my vehicles wake is quite another. Sadly, with my “driving the world” lifestyle, such is inevitable.     […]

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Scottish Highlands | Corrupt Uncorrupted Lands of Scotland

RootlessRoutes 2018

Scotland is a beautiful country. The Scottish Highlands, magnificent to behold. To revel in the grandeur of its ethereal terrain is a privilege I hold dear. Scotland draws thousands of visitors each year. Most are now drawn to the fetching scenery of Scotlands northern wilds. The Scottish Highlands are now Scotland’s largest tourism draw after […]

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Driving Scotland | On & Beyond the NC500 & Scottish Highlands

RootlessRoutes A838 Scottish Highlands 2018

Driving Scotland is a special gift. One you never knew you needed or even existed. A gift you cannot believe you had ever lived without. The roads of Scotland wind through the most diverse and breathtaking bits of the United Kingdom. It was in the Scottish Highlands that I first fell in love with Scotland. […]

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A836 Tongue to Tain | Scotland Road Trip | Scottish Highlands

2018 RootlessRoutes A836 Scotland road trip Scottish Highlands

The A836 in the Scottish Highlands. Made up of steep gradients and sharp turns, that wind through a bleakly stunning and starkly remote landscape. One of Scotland’s most stunning drives, the A836 is a distinctly Highland route. An awe inspiring journey, this “must do” Scotland road trip culminates and ends within the farthest reaches of […]

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Drive the Scottish Borders to Edinburgh | Scotland Road Trip

Scottish Borders Rootless Routes Scotland 2017

The Scottish Borders. Full of exceptional wonders and unexpected hidden gems. Different from much of Scotland. Yet the Scottish Borders are interestingly, quite distinctive from bordering England. Flanked on the Northwest by England’s Northumbria and Cumbria. The North Sea to the East, the Lothians on the North, with South Lanarkshire and Dumfries and Galloway to […]

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