Diana Gabaldon receives a Thistle Award from VisitScotland!

Thistle award

OUTLANDER author Diana Gabaldon will receive a special “International Contribution to Scottish Tourism” award from VisitScotland at the Scottish Thistle Awards tonight (March 14).

UPDATE 3/17/2019 7:30 pm: Here's a closeup of the award, which is a "book sculpture" of OUTLANDER and Craigh na Dun. Very cool!

Thistle Award close up

Congratulations, Diana, and many thanks for inspiring me and countless other fans to visit Scotland! I went on the Celtic Journeys OUTLANDER Tour in 2012, along with my mom and my sister, and we had a fabulous time! You can see my posts about that trip here.


Mary Tormey said...

Hi Karen , Congulations to Diana for her award and I've heard a lot of great many things of the Outlander Celtic Tour and that its one of the best of the Outlander tours in Scotland and they concentrate on the books more than the Tv series .would love to take an Outlander Tour someday . please post more soon. Happy Week. Loving Scotland& Outlander Sincerely .

Mary Tormey said...

Hi Karen just read your Outlander Tour , you must have been thrilled at being there especially seeing the Culloden Battlefield and Loch Ness and Castle Fraser , I'm sure images of Outlander were going through your mind and you were so lucky to have had your sister as a photographer there with you and thank you so much for sharing with us fans , I hope to see Scotland myself someday . please post more soon. Happy Week. Loving Outlander . Sincerely .

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