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Clan Gathering, Edinburgh 2009

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Without a doubt, the highlight of the "Year of Homecoming" in 2009 was the march of the clans - in alphabetical order - from the gates of the Palace of Holyroodhouse up the entire length of the historic Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle. Around 8,000 marchers from over 125 clans, interspersed by seven pipe bands walked the one mile and 107 yards - all of it up-hill, climbing 560 feet from start to finish. There were many chiefs with their eagle feathers in their bonnets leading their clans but the march really belonged to the individual participants from around the world as well as Scotland. Here's a selection of graphics of Clan Scott on that day.

Marching up the Royal Mile to Edinburgh Castle.