last Ice Age
Scotland was solidly covered by thick glaciers.
Hunter-gatherers (re)appeared some 15 millennia ago.
The area around Perth has many artifacts going back to prehistoric times, in particular a royal tomb from the Bronze Age
The Romans reached Scotland, but soon retreated behind Hadrian's Wall.
The Kingdom of Scotland
in 843 Till the merger with England in 1707 their was a hate-love relation between Scots and English a feeling that
is Scotland's capital and cultural center, withGlasgow
as economic "powerhouse".
About half of the Scots want to leave the UK ASAP, become an independent country and rejoin
the EU again.
Despite the often bad weather, Scotland has a lot on offer for the tourist, old towns and wild country up north.