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Travel Blogs from Dunoon
... metaphorically! We went to the games and while we were waiting for a shuttle
bus to the site, we met two wee girls who were competing in highland dancing.A 7yo and an 8yo. So young!But we saw them compete, and they were so so good! Never quite understood how someone of that age can do the
sword dance, but hey ho they do!We walked around a bit, and found the guys throwing giant
hammers and, as the Germans put ...
... families in the pub, the children are playing in the corner somewhere, mom and dad are having a pint and chatting with their friends and people like us are always made to feel welcome. We don't find that back at home, well The Polish Sea League may be the exception to that rule, Irish pubs are one of my favorite things about Ireland.
One more thought
... a place I had emailed and made reservations with months earlier. It was about 20 minutes up the road, in a very small and remote town on the Isle of Arran called Pirnmill. The restaurant was called The Lighthouse. You could see the ocean from the restaurant. I felt awkward because I was the only one there at a table by myself. But the food was excellent and the service was very good. I had fish and chips (again but delicious!). I also had a dessert which she recommended. I forgot the name ...
Thursday 26 July 2012 - Glasgow
We had a slow start to the morning – I slept in but must have needed the sleep.
After breakfast, I managed to get onto the internet and rang Carol Vertigan on Facebook. It was so great to see her and speak face to face. Modern technology is great.
During the day we organised hair dressing appointments and got our washing organised. Ian's cousin helped us out so much, so did several loads of ...
... Cirque du Soleil