Snapshots of Scotland
Monica is a frequent visitor to Scotland and the Western Isles and has hundreds of pictures from her travels on Flickr. You can watch a slideshow of them all by clicking play. A few highlights from some of her earlier trips are below. Don't miss the Picture Books in Special Features for more pictures specific to each book. Enjoy!
Monica’s trip to Argyll (including Islay and Bute) with fellow Scottish author Veronica Wolff.
The Gang: Veronica, Guide Iain and Monica
On boat to Inch Cailleach
Monica and Hamish
From top of Ben A’An toward ‘the Cobbler”
On Loch Katrine
The Haunting Finlaggan Castle on Islay
Lagavulin Distillery on Islay
Near Dunyveg Castle on Islay
Monica’s trip to the U.K. and Republic of Ireland with the Stanford Alumni Travel Study program. It was an amazing adventure with a dream itinerary: Dublin, Wales, Belfast, Mull, Skye, Shiants, Orkneys, Shetlands, Isles of Lewis and Harris, St. Kilda, Staffa, Iona, Stirling/Bannockburn, and Edinburgh.
Isle of Staffa
Ring of Brodgar
Near Abbey on Iona
Stac Lee off St. Kilda.
The girls land on the Shiants.
The group poses at the top of the hill
Monica near the mouth of Fingal's Cave looking to Iona
Kirkwall book shop with a cool name.
Birlinn on gravestone, Iona.