Going home? A reflection.

  For the past 12  years, every third year or so, I have gotten a group together, mainly folks living in the Big Bend, and taken them on the 10-day tour of Scotland, my country of birth. This summer, due to the added interest of the Referendum on Scottish independence, I took two groups, one […]

Britain in June

Seagulls were circling overhead and cawing loudly as I drove across the River Ness, heading north. I had arrived in Inverness, Scotland’ s highland capital, by plane (Midland, Houston and Newark) to Glasgow, then by bus to Inverness, where I picked up a rental car. My destination was Cape Wrath, the most north-westerly point on […]

Scotland Tour – 2nd departure

Thanks to a quick response, the first tour to Scotland (leaves September 8) is now full. So, I have booked a second tour (leaves September 21) same length, price and  itinerary (I will substitute the Highland Games visit for a theatre performance). I will again lead this trip, and am looking forward to it!  

Scotland!

Eating haggis in Alpine, Texas! A Get-Together  for the tour group going to Scotland in September was combined with a Burns Supper, the annual celebration of Robert Burns birth. This was the menu. SCOTLAND TOUR 2014 Burns Supper & Group Get Together Sunday, September 26, 2014 MENU Pâté Paysan (chicken & pork)  Smoked Salmon (peppered) […]

Scotland Tour 2014

    Scotland at a Turning Point? Jim Glendinning will accompany his fourth group tour to Scotland amid the excitement of the first-ever vote for Scottish independence (September 18, 2014). The small group (not more than 20) will visit palaces and castles, museums and battlefields, meet with ordinary Scots folk and listen to informed local guides. […]

Tourism Pioneer in Scotland

He drives carefully, he dresses professionally, he sings well, he is a well-informed tour guide. He is Stewart Campbell, proud Scot,  proud Glaswegian (native of Glasgow)  and proud Campbell. He will be our driver in September 2014 when my tour group will visit Scotland. Stewart Campbell was our coach driver on the first group tour […]