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Travel with Agnes Scott Alumnae and Friends Tour of Ireland and Scotland | June 2 -15, 2018

Tour of Belfast's famous political and religious murals.
Powerful afternoon at R-City Coffee in Belfast where Thomas and Alan bring together the Protestant and Catholic communities through youth leadership programs.
Ayr, Scotland, was all about Robert Burns, the poet. Here the group is touring his birthplace. Would you believe there is a replica of this cottage in Atlanta?

Photos from Ellisland Farm, where Robert Burns wrote “Tam O’Shanter” and many other poems below:

Switching focus from Robert Burns to Sir Walter Scott with a visit Abbotsford House.
“My novels built these stone walls.” - Sir Walter Scott

A colorful, noisy and very interesting tour of Locharron of Scotland, weavers of tartans and all manner of patterns. Purchases were made!

Dryburgh Abbey where Sir Walter Scott is buried.

Exploring Burt’s Hotel in Melrose, Culross village and the Roslyn Chapel.
Burns’ mausoleum at St. Michael’s in Dumfries. “Wee Mousie” is carved on his tomb under the plough for “The Ploughman Poet.”
Cruise on Loch Lomond.
The trip ended with a great literary walking tour of Edinburgh with the the man who wrote the guidebook, Allan Foster.

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