If I Were to Visit Aberdeen, part 3 – Bullers of Buchan

Exploring the best places in nature around the world. The name “Bullers of Buchan” refers both to a collapsed sea cave and to the adjacent village. Located twenty-five miles (40 kilometers) north of Aberdeen, Scotland, in the Cruden Bay along the North Sea, this collapsed sea cave forms an almost circular chasm — also known…

If I Were to Visit Aberdeen, part 2 (Linn o’ Dee)

Exploring the best places in nature around the world. The River Dee is one of the two rivers in Aberdeen, Scotland. The other one is called the River Don. In Scotland and Northern England, a Linn is a geographical feature describing where a watercourse has cut through a shelf of hard rock creating a narrow,…

If I Were to Visit Aberdeen, part 1 (Balmedie Beach)

Exploring the best places in nature around the world. Upon first glance, Aberdeen, Scotland doesn’t look like a place a nature fanatic would like to visit. It’s called the “Granite City,” the “Grey City,” and the “Silver City” — nicknames that don’t necessarily scream the greens and blues of a┬ánature lover’s dream. Don’t get me…