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Rowan Tree - Scotland. The name "rowan" is derived from the Old Norse name for the tree, raun. Linguists believe that the Norse name is ultimately derived from a proto-Germanic word *raudnian meaning "getting red" and which referred to the red foliage and red berries in the autumn. In Gaelic, it is caorann, or Rudha-an (red one, pronounced quite similarly to English "rowan").   For more info:  http://cornemusique.free.fr/ukrowantree.php

Rowan Tree - Scotland. The name "rowan" is derived from the Old Norse name for the tree, raun. Linguists believe that the Norse name is ultimately derived from a proto-Germanic word *raudnian meaning "getting red" and which referred to the red foliage and red berries in the autumn. In Gaelic, it is caorann, or Rudha-an (red one, pronounced quite similarly to English "rowan"). For more info: http://cornemusique.free.fr/ukrowantree.php

Autumn, Scotland 2012 Deli Anne

Autumn, Scotland 2012 Deli Anne

Scotland clans map | Love seeing the MacKenzie and Fraser clans! Outlander author, Diana Gabaldon, is a genius.

Scotland clans map | Love seeing the MacKenzie and Fraser clans! Outlander author, Diana Gabaldon, is a genius.

Tillicoultry,  Clackmannshire  Great- Grandfather's ( James Miller ) hometown.

Tillicoultry, Clackmannshire Great- Grandfather's ( James Miller ) hometown.

Yester Castle located in East Lothian, Scotland - with subterranean vaulted…

Yester Castle

Yester Castle located in East Lothian, Scotland - with subterranean vaulted…

Highlands close to Glencoe - Are all roads really lead to Rome?

Highlands close to Glencoe - Are all roads really lead to Rome?

Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness, Scotland

Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness, Scotland

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