Carlton Hotel Prestwick
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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From Edinburgh it was only a short train ride to Glasgow. I had heard mostly negative reports from travellers about Glasgow, so I was a bit apprehensive. On the plus side though, I was couchsurfing with a local, so that would help my chances of enjoying the city.
As soon as I arrived I dumped my bags at the train station and went exploring around town. Architecturally Glasgow's not a particularly impressive city. It's not as grim as I had expected (although the suburbs are a ...
... to a few others. They were also booked out.... We went back to the Euro hostel, to get directions for more places, and they let us use the phone to call ahead to a few places. After calling about 6 other places that were all booked out, we were getting a little worried... Looking around the hostel we were in, we realised there was an abnormal amount of Robbie Williams merchandise and videos and songs going on, then found out he was playing over the next two days in Glasgow.. We ...
... Castle which is on it's own little island and used in many Hollywood films. We were beside ourselves to discover we would actually be stopping off here to tour the castle. What a bonus!!!
From here we crossed the bridge to the Isle of Skye. We went on a tour with a local Skye guide and bussed it around the 'apparantly' beautiful Trotternish Peninsula. Due to the weather, the views were as elusive as the ...
... strong glaswegian accents. It was particularly hilarious to watch bart try and understand what they were saying, he would be leaning into a conversation with a furrowed look of concentration, then come away with absolutely no idea what he had just been told. haha.
Anyway, we did in the end find a few places that were busy and friendly enough, and were out until about 3 or so.
The next day was very quiet, I had a look around the 500 year ...
... the details for tomorrow and did a bit of shopping too! Weather is fantastic and looks like continuing for tomorrow which is good. Walked down to the beach and had a look around. The locals were out in force grabbing the opportunity to get some sun as apparently the weather is not always this good! Also saw a 12th century church (ruins) where apparently several Knights Templar, amongst others, are ...