• A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
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    In 1773, 63-year-old literary giant Samuel Johnson joined James Boswell, a 32-year-old Scottish lawyer, on an historic horseback expedition across the Scottish Highlands to the Western Islands. The unlikely duo's travelogue records their fascinating conversations and encounters with great wit and incredible detail. Johnson, one of the 18th century's most celebrated writers, provided an elegant and stately account of everything from Loch Ness's medicinal waters to Scotland's puzzling lack of trees. The younger Boswell focused instead on his famed companion, offering a perceptive, highly entertaining, deeply intimate glimpse into Johnson's personality. Taken together, Johnson and Boswell's very different styles perfectly complement each other, resulting in a deeply satisfying, truly original narrative.
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  • Language: English
    59 Min | 704 x 400 | XviD - 1534Kbps | 25.000fps | ACC - 224Kbps | 747 MB
    Genre: Documentary


    Coast heads high into the wild Atlantic to the majestic Faroe Islands, where Neil Oliver discovers how romance blossomed for British soldiers and Faroese women during the Second World War’s ‘Operation Valentine’. Neil begins his island-hopping journey at Glensanda, the site of Europe’s biggest quarry, which provides the rock to make the roads of Britain roll. He also searches for sea eagles, recently reintroduced to the island of Canna. As he heads northwards, Neil meets adventurer Tom McLean. In 1985, Tom attempted to claim Rockall for Britain, by living for a month on the tiny outcrop of volcanic rock perched in the turbulent seas 230 miles west of the Outer Hebrides
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  • Language: English
    58 Min | 704 x 384 | XviD - 1590Kbps | 25.000fps | ACC - 192Kbps | 746 MB
    Genre: Documentary


    This rugged remote coast is a wonderland of stacks, secret inlets and wind swept secluded beaches. The dramatic coastline is rich with culture and traditions which are deeply rooted across the 120 islands that make up the Outer Hebrides.
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  • Language: English
    30Min | 704x400 | XviD - 1065Kbps | 25.000fps | MP3 - 128Kbps | 250MB
    Genre: Documentary


    A clan on the very edge of Scotland, the Macneils of Barra were notorious pirates who exploited their superb knowledge of the sea. Taking over from where the Vikings left off, the Macneils carried on the great Highland tradition of raiding and were a law unto themselves. The story of the Macneils from the culture they shared with the Vikings, through piracy, shipwreck and seaweed - to their decline in the 19th century.
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