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Scotlands Digital Visitors Guide
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Scotlands Activities
"Adventures always at your fingertips"
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Whether you are thinking of sightseeing in Scotland, looking for the best beaches in Scotland or perhaps you want to find the best family activities Scotland has to offer you can quickly find and select from over 3,500 listings within a couple of clicks. So what are you waiting for..... go explore Scotland at it’s best.
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Organisations
"Amenities always in the palm of your hands"
Many of Scotland’s best visitor attractions and heritage are managed and operated by not for profit organisations specifically set up in conjunction with the Scottish Government. These organisations ensure that our most precious assets are carefully managed, maintained and preserved for the benefit of all who live in and visit Scotland.
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"Having a night to remember?"
If you are looking for a night out or an evening at the theatre we have all the best places to experience.
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Recommendations
"The experiences of a lifetime"
We all like to get the inside information from those who have local knowledge and experiences. So if you want to find the best places to dine out when you visit Scotland or the best local shops or services this section will give you a wide array of tried and tested experiences.
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Hidden Gems
"The places you just love to find?"
In this section you can explore some of the less well known hidden gems that Scotland has to offer.
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Scotlands Events
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"Live events throughout the year"
Why not make the most of your visit to Scotland by taking in an event or two. We have created this handy Calendar to help you find an array of events such as Highland Games Gatherings, Concerts, Local Fairs or Specialist Events.
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    WALTRAUD BAUER
    Born 15.December 1953 in Vienna, Austria
    Since 1974 I worked as a legal adviser and studied law at the University of Vienna
    Artworks since my college days, paintings and textile works
    Between 2006 to 2009 textile workshops with textile artist K.V. Balakrishnan in TASARA Center for Creative Weaving in Beypore, Kozhikode.
    2007 Exhibition in “TIME” Gallery in Vienna, textile art, wall-hangings
    2008 Studio in Retz, a small historic city near Vienna surrounded by vineyards
    2009 Group Exhibition with the Kozhikode Painter`s Club to highlight the horror of terrorism, Lalithakala Academi, Trissur
    2011 Group Exhibition Soul’s Gallery, Benaulim, Goa

    Travelling is a part of my life and I am fascinated especially from Asia. 
    In the moment I like to use soft pastel pigments, sometimes black ink and also watercolours. 
    Pastel techniques can be challenging since the medium is mixed and blended directly on the working surface. Pastel errors cannot be covered the way a paint error can be painted out. Pastel paintings, being made with a medium that has the highest pigment concentration of all, reflect light without darkening refraction, allowing for very saturated colors. (Wikipedia)
    I am spraying my works with a fixative to prevent deterioration or smudging, but the works should be properly mounted and framed under glass in a way that the glass should not touch the artwork.

    Current motto:
    In this chaotic world, my actual concern is to try to integrate the many existing antagonisms, conflicts or ulterior motives; because all these divergent energies are building the background of our lives and our world.
    I feel that everybody should be encouraged to be creative and express herself/his self through artworks.  For me it is always a joy to arrange exhibitions in co-operation with other artists.