It is a question I first heard in Ireland. Our host, while introducing us to an assortment of Irish flavors asked, “Without looking at that sign over there, tell me, is whiskey spelled with an ‘e’ or without one?”
Poised and proud, the Duke of Wellington sat astride horseback. Behind him, an impressive edifice, a monument to the arts. Completing the tableau, his bonnet; a hat, a peaked tam-o’-shanter, a crown awarded by his Scottish hosts.
In the lands of the Emerald Isle, of the Highlands, of the pipes and the stepdance; a group of travelers set forth to find new discoveries. Ireland and Scotland, each with its own identity but brothers in spirit, played host to these adventures.