Tours Etc, Edinburgh

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    by Sharrie
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    A stopover at the famous...

    by Sharrie Updated Sep 12, 2002

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    A stopover at the famous CAITHNESS GLASS FACTORY at PERTH proved to be very fruitful for me. I managed to buy a very special piece (engraved & personalised) for my cousin, Irene's wedding.

    The Caithness Glass Story:
    * Opened its first factory in Wick in 1961.
    * Regarded as one of the foremost makers of handmade glass & introduced engraved glassware in 1968.
    * First paperweights produced in 1969. Developed innovative techniques for abstract designs using traditional methods of millefiori & lampwork in the same year.
    * Caithness Glass Paperweight Collectors Society - founded in 1976 by Colin Terris, the genius behind Caithness paperweights. For more information, please write to: Caithness Glass Ltd, Inveralmond Perth, Scotland PH1 3TZ or 141 Lanza Avenue, Building 12, Garfield, NJ07026 in the U.S.A.

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    They arrange really great one...

    by Kaitlin Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    They arrange really great one day (or more)tours to the Highlands, Stirling Castle etc. Take any of those and you´ll see the countryside.

    It´s so beautiful. You can almost hear someone playing the bagpipe in the fog rising from the highlands...

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    Scotland has so much History,...

    by pmorin Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Scotland has so much History, I can't remember everything that I heard but it's so interesting when you find a good guide.

    Try the Macbackpackers!

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