Rennie Mackintosh Hotel
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It was an early morning train to Glasgow,
Polly and family were off to the commonwealth games to watch the boxing and
netball, and I was off to explore the city. Glasgow has this very cool vibe, a
place of inspiration for many great artists and writers. Luggage placingHowever initially my main thought was why is the train station and the bus station so far apart. I tried to leave my luggage at the central station but due to ...
... hotel, pig out and turn in for the night.
The night never really got dark. Quite different and difficult to get use to.
It is 10.00pm in the evening at the time writing and the sun is gleaming in through the window. At this time of year it does not actually become dark as we know it, there is only a period of what you would call twilight for three hours. Sunset at 11:58pm - sunrise at 3:00am
We look forward to hitting the road in the ...
... exploring some of Glasgow's older sights. My first stop was the Glasgow Necropolis. The word Necropolis comes from Greek, and literally translates to city of the dead. The Glasgow Necropolis is an old, large and quite fancy graveyard, that stands on a hill overlooking the cities east end. A winding path takes you up the hill and past several gravestones, many of which date back hundreds of years. Of course the Necropolis is also a dog park, and many of these headstones ...
... late to follow your dream.
Cold walks on the river Clyde, visiting old churches and parks, searching for the Best Scotch or Whiskey bar in all of Glasgow became our favorite past times. While in Scotland, Carmen's life long friend Paul, flew out from California for a visit. Once he arrived we all got on a train and headed to Edinburgh, pronounced Ed-en-boo-ra.
... do with the acid of the STOMACH IT'S COOKED IN. People eat the craziest things. Like Irn Bru, which I also tried. While wearing tartan socks I got in the Primark that day.
The next day I got to see a little bit more of what Lesley's life was like, when I went to her university with her. We just pretended I was one of the normal students in the class. There was a scary moment when it seemed like the TA-type guy was going to come around and chat with all the groups, ...