Reblogged from Deborah Jay:
During this strange phase of our lives, I plan to keep on sharing our tour of Orkney last year – so lovely to look at places we cannot currently visit.
Swapping time periods again, next came the Broch of Gurness. This is still pretty ancient – Iron Age, somewhere between 500 and 200 years BC. The site is also amazingly well preserved (like so many on Orkney) and you can clearly see the surrounding village of individual houses, and much of their interiors, as well as the broch itself.
So what IS a broch?
We visited one on Lewis (Outer Hebrides) a couple of years ago, also remarkably intact.
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