Northern Europe

In the Glow of Glasgow

Glasgow Scotland – The city blossoms with urban renewal. The shipbuilding industry that once reigned on Glasgow shores is no more. As Rick and I meander through Merchants City, I imagine the bustle of imports and exports of Glasgow’s 18th century tobacco lords, the sizeable old warehouse buildings now re-purposed as sot-after apartments, pubs and…

Scotland Highlands

Scotland Highlands – Castles, Clans and Nessie’s Watery Nest We are at the rendezvous point in George Square. Our Timberbush Tour Bus pulls up at 10:15 a.m. with our smiling driver/guide Craig and a dozen other adventures already on board. Leaving Glasgow we head north-east to the mighty Wallace Monument overlooking a battle field at…