New Lanark Mill Hotel
Travel Blogs from Lanark
... lake in this beautiful area. The country here is classic Lake District - steep winding road boarded by stone fences overshadowed by steep treeless hills dotted with sheep, glimpses of lake around every corner. Truly wonderful! We even had the odd glimpses of sunshine and blue sky.
Finally we arrived in Lanark. Lanarkshire is Scott's ancestral home so we are here to do our version of "Who Do You Think You Are?". Scott's hoping to find that ...
... awoke about an hour before touching down at Heathrow. Through customs and good byes and I was off to another terminal where I would be taking a short flight to Glasgow.
Once in Glasgow I was met by the Scot at the airport. Good ton see him. Smiles.
We went to his house and had a wee chat with his mom before cruising around Glasgow, stopping for a curry and the having some beers at his friends house. At around 10pm I could barley keep my eyes ...
... Rufio ordered his precious meal, Jessica fumbled with the pence in her pocket. A patron of the restaurant, probably tired of watching two inebriated foreigners sort change, threw us a pound and implored us to order. With that I imparted my doner knowledge to Jessica as she ordered. The three of us took off in the direction of the flat, ravenously devouring our kebabs and extolling their virtues every step along the way. Full and warm we tucked away for the night.
A short train ride from North Yorkshire, we found ourselves in the royal city of Edinburgh. Not knowing what to expect from this histrorical city, we were pleased to find an old touristy city that wasn't overcrowded like its British counterpart London, but elegant and different and definately Scottish. We were in a different country, and soon we would find ourselves amongst whisky, royalty and ghosts in the city that is Edinburgh.
We started ...
... line that had already been formed. So, in the end, Americans (and Canadians) know the rules and regulations of a line, while the British can form their uncivilized queues all day and still never manage anything useful. I have another myth to debunk later on about how Americans have a reputation for being the “loud and obnoxious” nationality. In Edinburgh, this too was not the case, but I’ll cover that in the next blog.
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility