Absolute Bute: the Scottish island that could just have it all

Absolute Bute: the Scottish island that could just have it all
 

Once the beach resort of choice for fashionable Glaswegians, the Isle of Bute lies in the Firth of Clyde, a short distance from Scotland’s biggest city. This year, it became more famous as the place refugees from Syria said they wanted to leave. Focusing on a run-down economy familiar to many British seaside resorts, the UK press painted Bute as a place with no future.
But Bute turned the corner years ago, and many of the Syrian refugees have talked about their love for the island. When we visited this summer, the seafront squares in Rothesay, the port town, had just been renovated. The art... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 37
Source: Guardian
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