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Bagpipes Beckon... A Scottish Dream APRIL 27 – MAY 5, 2010.

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1 Bagpipes Beckon... A Scottish Dream APRIL 27 – MAY 5, 2010

2 Flight Schedule: April 27 – Depart ORD 2:40pm -Arr: Newark 615pm: Depart 7:35 – Arrive Glasgow 7:30am +1 May 5 – Depart Edinburgh – 925am – Arr: Newark 12noon – Depart 2:50pm – Arr: ORD 423pm Flights are subject to change

3 Sightseeing Highlights Glasgow City Glasgow City Ayrshire (Culzean Castle & Burns Cottage) Ayrshire (Culzean Castle & Burns Cottage) A Scottish Whiskey Distillery A Scottish Whiskey Distillery Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Loch Ness Loch Lomond, Glen Coe, Loch Ness Dunrobin Castle, Falconry Display Dunrobin Castle, Falconry Display St Andrews St Andrews Edinburgh City Edinburgh City Lanark (New Lanark Mills) Lanark (New Lanark Mills) Roslyn Chapel Roslyn Chapel

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5 8 Days Of Private Sightseeing With Local Scottish Driver Guide

6 Scotland Capital City: Edinburgh Capital City: Edinburgh Largest City: Glasgow Largest City: Glasgow Population 5.2 million Population 5.2 million Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP) Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP) Size: 30,414 sq miles Size: 30,414 sq miles

7 Glasgow International Airport

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9 Glasgow Scotland’s Largest City Scotland’s Largest City Pedestrian Only Shopping Streets (Sauchiehall St, Buchanan St & Buchanan Gallery, St Enochs Centre Pedestrian Only Shopping Streets (Sauchiehall St, Buchanan St & Buchanan Gallery, St Enochs Centre Museums: Kelvingrove Art Museum, Museum of Transportation, MacKintosh House (Hunterian Museum), Burrell Collection, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) to name but a few Museums: Kelvingrove Art Museum, Museum of Transportation, MacKintosh House (Hunterian Museum), Burrell Collection, Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) to name but a few

10 Ayrshire- Culzean Castle Culzean Castle - Dates from the 1400’s Culzean was the principal seat of the Kennedy family, once of Scotland oldest families that trace their ancestry to Robert the Bruce

11 Robert Burns ROBERT BURNS HERITAGE CENTRE Robert Burns - Jan 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796 Visit the Childhood home of Scotland’s best loved poet Fully resorted cottage with Audio Visual presentation

12  Enjoy a wee dram of 10 year old Single highland Malt  Tour the distillery and learn about the brewing process  Visit the Sample room and taste the Langs Select while learning about the master Blender  Create your own blend to take home with your certificate

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14 By yon bonnie banks, And by yon bonnie braes, Where the sun shines bright on Loch Lomond, Where me and my true love Were ever want to gae, On the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Oh! ye'll take the high road and I'll take the low road, And I'll be in Scotland afore ye; But me and my true love Will never meet again On the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond.

15 Glencoe was used in the 3 rd Harry Potter Movie, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Glencoe was used in the 3 rd Harry Potter Movie, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in The Hogwarts Express is also modeled after the steam train that runs from Ft William to Mallaig The Hogwarts Express is also modeled after the steam train that runs from Ft William to Mallaig A more bloody history that took place here was the slaughter of the MacDonalds by the Campells in 1692 A more bloody history that took place here was the slaughter of the MacDonalds by the Campells in 1692 Loch Ness is the 2 nd largest Loch in Scotland Loch Ness is the 2 nd largest Loch in Scotland Keep your eye out for the famous resident Nessie, she is a wee bit shy and not always co-operative Keep your eye out for the famous resident Nessie, she is a wee bit shy and not always co-operative

16 “I came all the way from Shannon, IL To See the Loch Ness Monster… No Such Thing”

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18 Palace Hotel, Inverness Scotland

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20 Scottish Kiltmaker The History of the Kilt The History of the Kilt The Craft of the Kiltmaker The Craft of the Kiltmaker Handmade Kilt Demonstrations Handmade Kilt Demonstrations Kilted Hall of Fame Kilted Hall of Fame The Worldwide Kilt The Worldwide Kilt

21 Dunrobin Castle

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23 Scottish Shepherd and St Andrews Stop to see a Scottish Shepherd hard at work with his collie dog. Watch in amazement as the dog cleves and wields the sheep to his masters bidding. Stop to see a Scottish Shepherd hard at work with his collie dog. Watch in amazement as the dog cleves and wields the sheep to his masters bidding. Visit St Andrews, home of golf. See the Old Course, the Cathedral and the University, most recently attended by Prince William Visit St Andrews, home of golf. See the Old Course, the Cathedral and the University, most recently attended by Prince William

24 Three Night Stay

25 Edinburgh Castle

26 Views of: Princes St, The Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Royal Yacht Britannia, Holyrood House, Scottish Houses of Parliament, and Edinburgh Castle Views of: Princes St, The Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Royal Yacht Britannia, Holyrood House, Scottish Houses of Parliament, and Edinburgh Castle Enjoy Lunch in Edinburgh Castle Enjoy Lunch in Edinburgh Castle Free time for Shopping and Exploring in Edinburgh City Free time for Shopping and Exploring in Edinburgh City

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28 Lanark & New Lanark Visit the market town of Lanark and see the Provosts Lamp Visit the market town of Lanark and see the Provosts Lamp Visit the World Heritage Site of New Lanark Visit the World Heritage Site of New Lanark View the Falls of Clyde which powered the mills in 1700’s View the Falls of Clyde which powered the mills in 1700’s

29 Roslyn Chapel built by the St Clair Family in 1446 Roslyn Chapel built by the St Clair Family in 1446 The chapel is only part of the entire church that was intended to be built The chapel is only part of the entire church that was intended to be built Featured in the Davinci Code movie Featured in the Davinci Code movie Elaborately carved Elaborately carved Enjoy a 3 course farewell dinner and the opportunity to taste the Scottish haggis Enjoy a 3 course farewell dinner and the opportunity to taste the Scottish haggis Your dinner is accompanied by Scottish singing, dancing, pipe playing, accordion playing and of course the Address to the Haggis by Scottish poet Robert Burns Your dinner is accompanied by Scottish singing, dancing, pipe playing, accordion playing and of course the Address to the Haggis by Scottish poet Robert Burns

30 A Scottish Dream

31 Lift – Elevator Queue – Line Loo – Bathroom Chips – French Fries Crisps – Potato Chips Bangers – Sausages Mash – Mashed Potatoes Swede – Turnip Biscuit - Cookie Post – Mail Aye – Yes Ta - Thanks Helpful Scottish Words

32 Scottish Dream Vacation Inclusions: Escorted Sightseeing by Luxury Motor Coach Escorted Sightseeing by Luxury Motor Coach Professional Scottish Drive-Guide Professional Scottish Drive-Guide Accommodations at First Class Hotels for 7 nights Accommodations at First Class Hotels for 7 nights 2 Nights Glasgow – 2 Nights Inverness – 3 Nights Edinburgh Full Scottish Breakfast at each Hotel Full Scottish Breakfast at each Hotel 14 Meals – 7B,2L&5D 14 Meals – 7B,2L&5D All Entrance Fees All Entrance Fees All Gratuities throughout All Gratuities throughout Round Trip Airfare Round Trip Airfare Local Airport Transfers to Chicago Local Airport Transfers to Chicago Complete Travel Protection Complete Travel Protection Tour Fare: $ per person Based on Double Occupancy $ Single Occupancy

33 Scottish Dream Vacation Reservations Space Is Limited for this vacation A $ Per person deposit is required to secure your reservations, however no later that Dec. 31, 2009 Final Payment is required by February 24, 2010 REFUND POLICY: You will receive a 100% refund for any cancellations prior to Final Payment

34 Complete Travel Protection 100% of trip cost - Trip Cancellation 150% of trip cost-Trip Interruption $25, Accident/Sickness Coverage $50, Medical Evacuation

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37 A Scottish Dream April 27 th – May 5 th, 2010


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