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Cardoness Castle and the Water of Fleet

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Cardoness Castle and the Water of Fleet
Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland
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About the photo:

The best view of Cardoness Castle is from the A75. To get this photo I parked by the castle and walked back to the (very, very busy) road, and onto the bridge over the Water of Fleet. I set up my tripod, composed the shot, and then waited ... for a moment when no lorries were lumbering over the bridge! Every time a lorry whizzed by a feet feet from my back, the bridge shook and swayed, and I had to wait for it to be still again before I could take a photo. It must have taken ten minutes to get this shot, just to snatch a moment when the bridge wasn't shaking!

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