Travelodge Glasgow Airport
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Happy Easter!! Today was a rest day. A sleep in and a slow drive to Glasgow. Only some random photo stops on the way down. Quiet night in getting ready fir the flight tomorrow.
... for our gorge walk. We got suited up in our old clothes, waterproof gear, and stylist helmets. We followed our guides about a mile through the fields and up a hill to find the gorge. We walked, splashed, crawled, dunked, jumped, showered, and climbed our way through the gorge. It was the hardest thing so e of the delegates have ever done- their words, not mine. In the end, everyone ...
... A regiment of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders was being disbanded. Stirling Castle has a museum dedicated to this group so they paraded from the castle, down the road to the village below. Kilt's, bagpipes, swords, and furry hats included. It was spectacular. The only thing odd about it, however, is that they are a combat unit and each carried a machine gun. Some even had bayonette's attached. There ...
... all our posessions. We think this is probably the most unsafe/wary we have felt wandering foreign cities to date. Glasgow seems full of colourful characters - several beggars, few of the mohawk clan and young men hanging groups and bustling past......glad to be safely back in our room :)
Off to Manchester tomorrow, then onto Dublin. We shall be back in touch then.
Love to you all
Sal and Lea
... state to something that didn’t irritate one’s skin.
A special treat was going into the archives room. They had many binders that were organized by croft. In one for 11 Borrowston, I found my ancestry in black and white.
My great-grandfather Donald MacPhail was born there in 1875. On the next page, he was listed as 'Head of Family’. And there was my Grandma Joan’s (Shonag) name, as one of his five daughters. Beside her name it said ...