Scotland's Roadside Piper

published 14 years ago by Rick Steves

The beauty of the highlands is powerfully felt in Scotland's vast Rannoch Moor. In this windy expanse, bagpiping feels right at home. Along the road to Glencoe, pipers play for tips — and sometimes give impromptu lessons to adventurous travelers. See how Rick handles the pipes for the first time, on camera. For more information on the Rick Steves' Europe TV series — including episode descriptions, scripts, participating stations, travel information on destinations and more — visit

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