ROSS set himself a challenge of becoming the first person to play the bagpipes in every country in the world.
So far, he has played his pipes – proudly dressed in his kilt – in 60 countries on his list of 196 sovereign nations.
Ross says he is in no rush to tick off the remaining 136 countries and is enjoying every second of “spreading a little Celtic culture across the world”.
The 27-year-old said: “I went to an adventure travel show and it inspired me to get out there and do something different.
“Music is a great way to get people smiling, so I decided I’d take my bagpipes and do something that hadn’t been done before – play my pipes in every country in the world.”
Former Edinburgh University student Ross, who grew up in China, started his challenge in Tunisia in 2014. Since then, he’s played in places ranging from Abu Dhabi and Zanzibar to Latvia and Uganda.
He has played in the shadow of Paris’s Eiffel Tower, in front of Rome’s Trevi Fountain and close to Barcelona‘s Sagrada Familia.
His travels have also taken him to the rooftops of Jerusalem, a waterfall in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro and Cape Town’s