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Stained glass at Giffnock Synagogue.

This morning, I collected a tour group of six persons from the M/S Caribbean Princess at Greenock, Scotland and embarked a day trip covering the following sites:

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View North from Greenock

This evening, I am posting information on the Clyde Coast in the West of Scotland with emphasis on the route tracking the south bank of the Firth of Clyde. (Firth is a Scottish name for bay or estuary, i.e. where the River Clyde joins the sea.)

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Replica Viking Longboat at Largs, Scotland

TOUR MAY 19th 2016

This morning, I collected guests from Glasgow’s West End and embarked on a tour as follows:

  • Clyde Coast, passing through Port Glasgow (with brief stop to view Newark Castle), Greenock, Gourock and Inverkip with a coffee/refreshment stop at Largs Marina. From here we could see the ‘Pencil Monument’ which marks site of the sea battle in 1263 when the Scots finally defeated a Norwegian/Viking force and thereby secured control over the whole of Scotland.

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