The Kelpies

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I’ve wanted to visit The Kelpies, in Falkirk, Scotland, for some time.  Of course I’ve seen photos of them, but wanted to see them for myself.  And then, this afternoon, when I was driving along the M9, there they were in all their glory.

I took the slip road and found my way to Helix Park, got out the car and braved the cold and wind to visit them.

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And it was well worth it.  Designed by sculptor Andy Scott, they celebrate the work horses of the Industrial Revolution, a time when huge horses drew barges along the canals and wagons along rough roads.

Proud and beautiful animals.

Well worth the visit.

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The Kelpies

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