The Beechwood Guest House
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Once again the drive between sites was lovely, this time my route took me on fairly minor roads alongside the Forest of Galloway and there were spectacular views at every turn.
I had a bit of a struggle to find the site in Ayr because Fanny Anne (the sat nav) could only get me near to it and I ended up rather lost on a housing estate. For me the confusion came because the road to the site had a large sign pointing to the University of Western ...
... tomorrow to Mallaig and then down to Fort William - the Harry Potter train ride!
Update - found a work-around for my pictures with ipad connection kit but uploading here is very slow so will finish up in Inverness Thursday.
Most of the pictures were right around our hotel, The Milennium, on George Square.
Magnificent scenery as we pass Eilean Donan Castle and continue through Fort William to absorb the dramatic scenery of Glencoe, the 'valley of the weeping'. Stop on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond before arriving in Glascow. Hotel Marriott
Snow capped mountains, drizzly, wet, 6 degrees, a bit chilly!
Lunch at Fort William for an hour. Off to Loch Lomond cruise before departing to Glasgow.
... returned to our accommodation and left our car there and walked about 50 metres to a bus stop that was showing buses to Glasgow. We had about a 40 minute wait but at least we were heading in the right direction.
Soon the bus arrived and as it was a double decker we climbed up the narrow staircase from which we were afforded a wonderful view of the countryside as we made our way into the city in just on an hour.
We arrived at the biggest ...
... something that I would come back to see again, but it's very famous and I do so enjoy a good brag about the things I've seen.
The Dutch and Impressionist exhibits had one Rembrandt, two Van Goghs, a Monet, Pissaro, Cezanne, Picasso, Renoir, and 2 Matisse. Further on they had massive paintings of the Highlands and little exhibits of armor and weapons Wallace and Bruce would have worn Robert Burns and Mary Queen of Scots. I had been trying to explain the monarchy of Queen ...