The Drumlin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... a huge retail area, massive water features and a maze of lifts and escalators.
But I have another tale to tell, my poor husband spent 6 of the 7 hours on the latter flight in severe pain from bladder fluid retention.
By the time we landed in Glasgow it was clear that we would not have the Glasgow experience to our great adventure that we had planned.
The Emerites flight ...
... but all of the grassy areas are so green, it almost hurts the eyes.
Once we arrived at the pier, we boarded our boat to take a 30 minute cruise of England's largest lake. Perfect timing as we just got to the top observation deck (covered deck, thankfully) and it started to rain. We then realized the only way back down to the lower levels was to go back out in the rain, so we toughed it out on the top ...
... the train to Kelvinhall and walked to the Museum there. This museum features Salvadore Dali's Christ of St John on the Cross. Also saw Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso from his blue period, Matisse and Monet paintings. An excellent gallery. Said goodbye to C and R who had to run for a bus. Back to Kelvinbridge on the river Kelvin which is a tributary of the River Clyde. Dinner at the Baytree - W and A went out for a drink and the coalition won the ...
... a monument to Commandos here and a small memorial area. So many young men, so many from Afghanistan. A particularly poignant moment is the photo of a 34yr old petty officer who died on Ben Nevis.
A little further on and we are at our lunch stop, Fort William with Loch Linny alongside and tall, treeless mountains all around us.
We are trying the local soft drink called Irn-Bru which tastes a little like creaming soda.
... the window in quick step, pushing the trolley and heading in the opposite direction to the luggage carriage. Everyone chorused "what is he doing?" and then the train started moving. The panic was intense, had we lost another contingent member at the hand of a London train? The train picked up speed and we were anxious. But then he appeared, frazzled, but with us all the same.
We didn’t really know what to expect from first class, but ...
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