National Geographic : 1949 Mar
"An old Scots shepherd .ve it to us...way up in the Highlands" '4 . 4 Just a sprig of white heather-but you can be sure we'll keep it always! "' It's good luck, ye ken', the old man told us. 'May it 'mind you of happy days here, and call you soon back to Scotland.' "Well, next Summer's not so far ahead . . . and already we feel the charm working. "For this keepsake does constantly remind us of the most wonderful, most varied of vacations, and the real warmth of the welcome we found everywhere in Britain. "Just a sprig of white heather-but it starts up so many pleasant memories ... of a friendly *' people in a smiling land . .. " "Remember the 'Morris Dancers' at Thaxted in Essex ... with their flying, colored ribbons and their jingling jangling bells?" "'Remember Canterbury, and the 'Pilgrims' Way'... and how you said, 'I sup pose, in a sense, we too come here as pilgrims-six hundred years after Chaucer'?" ^-^^w ^ "to | xX*L ^ Where more than half-a -million visitors from overseas found a Royal Welcome in 1948. "Remember the Great Vine at Hampton Court . . . and getting lost in the Maze .. and feeding the Royal Swans at Windsor?" "Remember how short all our journeys seemed . . .and how much one could do and see in Britain every thrilling, easily-planned day?" PLAN YOUR TRIP EARLY Illustrated literature and complete information from your travel agent, or from the BRITISH TRAVEL ASSOCIATION (Tourist Div. of the British Tourist and Holidays Board), 336 Madison Ave., New York 17, New York.