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Ok, I am here to test your memory.
Who remembers Anne? I mentioned her a few weeks ago in one of my Skye blogs.
Anyway, today, I am catching up with her. In Glasgow.
For, in typical Australian style, the second day of my birthday!
But given my night out last night, I slept until 11.
Which was good, because when I first woke at 8:30, I felt awful.
But by the time 12 rolled around, I was good to go.
In my ...
... much older campus than Strathclyde, where Matt goes, and that it was beautiful. After about an hour of walking, I got to see the campus, and boy was it gorgeous.
The buildings were tall and definitely old. They had huge windows and beautiful architecture. It sat on top of a hill and you could see the tops of the buildings just above the trees as you were approaching it from far away.
After exploring that side of Glasgow, we headed back to ...
... to view Hadrian's Wall around Carlisle Castle. Illusive it was (the wall that is) despite asking a local who had no idea. The significance of the wall is that it spans the width of the north of England and with almost 2,000 years of history, is a world heritage site. Walk we did; find we did not. And so we made it to our next sleeping appointment - way in the whoop whoops. Country LANES we did travel to ...
... complimentary breakfast boxes, all of which we would have had to pay for in coach, and a table that sits between us. That's where I am right now, writing this on the train! Haha, it's pretty cool actually. The countryside is beautiful and you get to see a lot of things like animals, town gardens, train car looking boats, tunnels, highways, waterways, trees, grass, dead grass, RV storage lots, tall trees, other trains going against ...
... aren't marked with these helpfup route numbers... and instead only signs for towns are posted. So when the road turned right, we missed it and continued straight... which took us way further south than we wanted to go. And by the time we figured it out, we were basically in Glasgow. We didn't make it all the way downtown, but since we were close enough already we did drive by to try and get a peek at the skyline.
We also took the opportunity while ...