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    19 Exotic Places That Aren't In Scotland So Shut Your Lying Mouth

    Stop your untruths, you fib-merchant. None of these places look remotely Scottish.

    1. This is definitely in Vietnam, right?

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    No, it's actually the Trotternish Peninsula on the Isle of Skye.

    2. OK, well this is clearly a bay in Cyprus.

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    Nope, it's Achmelvich in the Scottish Highlands.

    3. OK, well this lake is obviously in India.

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    Um, no. It's actually Loch Rusky.

    4. Well these rocky mountains have to be Utah.

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    No cowboy movies were filmed here, it's actually Stob Beinn a'Chrulaiste.

    5. Aha, got you this time. This has to be Hawaii.

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    No, these palms are growing in Plockton, warmed by the waters of the gulf stream.

    6. There's no way this isn't Paris in the springtime.

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    Wrong, it's the arch at the entrance to Glasgow Green.

    7. This sunny fishing village has to be in Cornwall.

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    Wrong again, this is Tobermory on the Isle of Mull.

    8. Surely this has to be a tropical rainforest?

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    No, this is actually Rothiemurchus Forest near Aviemore.

    9. This looks like New England in the fall.

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    And yet it's Am Taigh-bàta (the boat house) at the far end of Loch Chon.

    10. You can't possibly deny that this was taken in Florida.

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    Wrong. It was taken in the Moray Firth off the east coast of Scotland.

    11. This town must be in... Iceland?

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    It looks like Reykjavik, but it's actually Fort William and Ben Nevis.

    12. Is this a forest temple in Japan?

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    No, it's the Hermitage near Dunkeld. Good try though.

    13. This sea plane is landing on an Australian beach, no?

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    No, it's actually a commuter flight landing at Barra Airport.

    14. Don't try to say this dramatic waterfall isn't in Norway.

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    I will try to say that, because it's Kilt Rock waterfall in the Isle of Skye.

    15. Well there's no doubt these lava rocks are in the Pacific.

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    They're actually The Stacks of Duncansby in Caithness.

    16. This looks like a fast-flowing stream in...Canada?

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    Sorry, it's in the foothills of Glencoe.

    17. This lush, sunny field is in Portugal for sure.

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    Close. It's a popular picnic spot near Perth.

    18. These are Swiss chalets, no doubt about it.

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    They're actually lodges bordering Barend Loch in Dumfries and Galloway.

    19. Fine, but this has to be the troll village from Frozen.

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    Yes, OK, you got us there. But it's also known as Fairy Glen on the Isle of Skye.

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