An American anecdote in Scotland: My what good pipers you have – Part 3

Published: June 30, 2010
An American anecdote in Scotland: My what good pipers you have – Part 3 Published: June 30, 2010

In his final installment to his three-part series, Derek Midgley of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, puts everything into perspective, providing several essential top-five lists to help you get by in the home of Highland piping. From rules of drinking etiquette, to tips for understanding Scots vernacular, to scenic detours in between competitions, Midgley's living the dream and will help you live it, too.

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