The Highland games are one of the major historical traditions in Scotland. Spectacular events celebrating the history of Scotland in unique style and a major tourist attraction as well. In this audiobook, you will be introduced to the history and the main events of the Scottish Highland Games. All the favourites are included such as tossing the caber, hammer throw, athletics, and the whole spectacle.
Learn about the Scottish Highland Games and what makes the events so unique. The history, the origins, the development. Whether you are just curious or perhaps planning a trip to Scotland and want to know a little more about something which helps make Scotland such a great country to spend time on, then Scottish Highland Games: A Brief History and the Main Events will show you what the games are all about and the whole spectacle in to what is a thrilling day at the games.
Here is a preview of what you will find inside:
Early history of the Scottish Highland Games
The Clan system
Tossing the caber
Scottish hammer throw
And more besides...
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Delightful Gem Describing Highland Games
This book is aptly titled, as it's a delightful little gem describing the various games and activities experienced at Highland Games around the globe. Daniel Penz's narration was excellent. His soft Scottish brogue was perfect for this audio and really set the stage for imagining that you are in northern Scotland. I definitely recommend this audiobook to anyone who enjoys attending Celtic and Irish Festivals!