JCS Tour (2018)
Elgin, Scotland and Pluscarden Abbey
July 2018
JCS Tour the UK
This historic ruin was contructed in the 13th century and suffered many fires and attacks
In 1711 the Nave was destroyed when the central tower collapsed
This peaceful stream once rose 60 feet and flooded the town
More of the ubiquitous fire weed
Pluscarden Abbey - "a community of Catholic Benedictine monks
living in the only medieval British monastery still being used for its original purpose"
Beautiful atmosphere - Amazing acoustics
Eleven monks sang Gregorian Chant. We followed with a different repertoire
Baxter the "Abbey Cat"
Abbey Chickens