Itinerary: A Family Adventure in Scotland

Vidhya Ravi
Party of More
Published in
12 min readJul 19, 2019

“Breathes there the man, with soul so dead,

Who never to himself hath said,

This is my own, my native land!”

- Sir Walter Scott, from ‘The Lay of the Last Minstrel,’ Canto VI

After a two week stint in the Scottish highlands, the profound nationalism resonating within Sir Walter Scott’s writing finally made sense to…