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Travel Blogs from Callander
... with them cause I usually am not that big on like apple pies and stuff... well apparently its my new thing lately.
Anyways! Tuesday I went to class like normal and then had practice from 6-8pm. Practice was decent although I don't think I'm ever going to get used to the way they do things here. Just very different from D3 sports I suppose... in a way that it seems to be more "relaxed" I suppose. After practice we got ready and went to Ally's to ...
... water) that runs through Scotland. It also explains why wolves and bears used to reside in the Scottish highlands (before hunting forced them to extinction in Scotland) Anyway I'll stop, today's been like a very, very interesting class and I'm just overwhelmed with the sheer awesomeness of it all. I have to admit, I put the Braveheart theme song on repeat while we were driving through the highlands. Edinburgh as a city is ...
... it had got still colder. We decided that the best thing would be for Ben & Cushla to utilise some spare return tickets that we had from Edinburgh back to London, rather than waiting for her flight in the evening, and we would get going to Glasgow. We had thought we had mislaid some tickets and had purchased an extra set – and were glad to see them put to good use. Marion & David took a taxi back to the hotel ...
... needed to have phone booths on the roads near villages for emergencies. Imagine nowadays only being able to use a phone for an emergency and having to travel some distance over the crazy roads to find a phone booth!) Our boat turned out not to be a boat but a rib. Who knew ribs could float. It seated 8 people behind the driver ( or is he called the captain?) and 4 in front of him. If you could call them seats. They were more like saddles which one straddled. Which was fine for me ...
... to the Scot Legend William Wallace, the city council came across a bit of a snag... they knew from descriptions what his body looked like... but no real idea of his features... So... after much deliberation they finally settled on a face... Try to guess... yup... Mel Gibson! The people were so annoyed that they have renamed the statue William Gibson.
Speaking of Braveheart... I got to meet one of the stars of the film today... ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking