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- Continental Breakfast
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- Pets allowed
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... some memorable meals, both at home and out.
The almost unbroken good weather meant that the regular task list expanded to include watering the garden and washing the car - housekeeping chores usually taken care of by nature up here. The former task did usually make it into action but the latter did not, and my poor car is looking very dusty indeed after four months of running about discovering new places and revisiting old favourites. And there ...
In the morning we had a look around Rothesay and then took an open top bus tour round the island of Bute. It only took an hour and a quarter. Bute became very popular with holiday makers from Glasgow in Victorian times. Though in recent years it has fallen out if favour for the Costa Dell Sol, its natural beauty and the Victorian toilets remain.
... up, we stopped at Glasgow University as well to pick up other IFSA students and then we were on our way! Drove for a couple hours and enjoyed the scenery, hopped onto a ferry (on the bus) and then we were there! We all met up in the common room at the Benmore Center where students of Edinburgh Uni, St. Andrews Uni, Glasgow Uni's and Stirling Uni congregated.
Friday evening there was a night hike or the option to watch Rob Roy which some of us decided to do so we wouldn't ...
... but sent us to them in the end. I'm amazed at the small houses that everyone has here, it' s just normal however there are lots of beautiful parks for people to enjoy outdoors. I'm also stunned at the amount of dogs that live in these small houses. Michelle and Craig are lucky to have a large yard but they haven't joined the trend of owning a dog. After dinner the kids went to bed but Michelle, Craig, Geoff and I sat up till late in the night catching up.
... men we have seen wearing kilts which it appears they wear for special occasions.
Tomorrow we will continue to the end of Loch Lomond, past Rob Roy's cave. These are his haunts, as well as that of Sir Walter Scott (lady of the Lake.)
Joking = "wynden y'up"
Having fun = "crackin"
Windy = "a wee bit airy"
Love to each of you,
Barb and Dick