Scotland, Gaelic, and Outlander

As you travel, do you take time to learn a few words and phrases in an unfamiliar language before you go? It’s a good idea, one that will enhance your journey — and it is an idea Claire Randall did not have time to explore when she found herself at one moment walking through a stone circle in the Highlands of Scotland in the 1940s and in the next moment two centuries back, in those same Highlands, but in a time not her own. This is the premise which informs Outlander, both the series of television programs and the series

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