Caledonian Canal, Scottish Highlands

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  • Locks that open the passage to vessels between Loch Ness and Loch Oich, thus uniting the East and West coasts. It is curious to observe the process by which this system of lifting and lowering, considered a masterpiece of civil engineering, with more than a hundred years old.
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  • We had lunch in Ft. Augustus and decided to walk down the canal some. There is a foot trail along the whole thing. We walked for a good while and enjoyed the stroll - in the rain! Lots of great views ...  more »
  • The interlock of the Caledonian Canal is absolutely worth a visit, as much in operation, very well and freely accessible views of the great Loch Ness and all for free.
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