We met the Sherpa and Rowan of the Dirk Duyvel unit at our camp at Wiltz, Luxembourg in 1998. At that time we invited them to come to Scotland to stay in our Headquarters and to spend some time walking part of the West Highland Way..
There was a draft programme before the camp but it was firmed up after the Unit reached Cupar
|Sunday 18th July||Netherlands to Hull|
|Monday 19th July||Hull to Edinburgh and met there by Cupar Scouts, and taken to Cupar|
|Tuesday 20th July||See around Cupar & St Andrews|
|Wednesday 21st July||Walking around Edinburgh - literally!!!!!|
|Thursday 22nd July||Lomond Hills Hike and visit Falkland Palace|
|Friday 23rd July||Visit to Perth Pool and town|
|Saturday 24th July||Hike from Tyndrum to Inverarnon|
|Sunday 25th July||Hike from Inverarnon to Kingshouse|
|Monday 26th July||Hike from Kingshouse to Kinlochleven - including the 'Devils Staircase'|
|Tuesday 27th July||Hike from Kinlochleven to Fort William, a short visit to Fort William and travel back to Cupar|
|Wednesday 28th July||Spare Day - around Fife|
|Thursday 29th July||Edinburgh, shopping and Castle|
|Friday 30th July||Leave Cupar, go to Edinburgh and go to Hull Ferry|
|Saturday 31st July||Arrive Netherlands|
NETHERLANDS to HULL
Somewhere under the sun is Grr-Plut England, but Scotland is coming nearer...
FORTH ROAD BRIDGE
The history lessons from Douglas about Scotland and Fife
AT ELMWOOD COLLEGE
2 Getting some golf instructions and turning it into a ploughing session
Riding the motor bike back at home and getting even with the midges(?)
The Dutch Leader, Elwin Berghuis, took many photographs which will give you a glimpse of their visit. I am sorry if the quality is not to his high standards but the internet requires some compromises!
The West Highland Way
In camp at Cupar HQ
In and about Fife
In and about Edinburgh
Getting together for a farewell BBQ
This camp was only possible through the generosity of
Youth in Europe
"Scouting together in Europe"