Orchard Park Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... every Scotsman and Scotswoman in the area had flooded the local Inns and eateries for the night. We did however manage to find a table in a nearby Tapas restaurant for dinner but this presented another problem. None of us had ever had Tapas before but thankfully the waiters were able to help us navigate the menu and a delightful dinner was had. The following day Craig (son in law of our homestay owners) arrived to take us on a ride through one of his favourite bike ...
... surprise to me when I showed up for my first workshop expecting group collaboration and problem solving, and I found a test worth 20% of my grade. I definitely revised (meaning studied) more for the next one.
I wouldn't say school is necessarily harder or easier here than it is for me in the states, just different. You are much more responsible to learn on your own here, hence the long extra hours in the tutoring center. I ...
Our first full day in Glasgow started with the Hop on Hop on bus, Sounds pretty touristy doesn't it? Yes but I recommend it. It's a quick way to get your bearings in a city you don't know. However, not being a Harry Potter follower I didn’t understand all the references the bus tour guide made to HP. maybe someone can enlighten me, was there filming done here for the movies? Or maybe she was just a fan.....
How do ...
Well, got to Glasgow about 12.30 pm local time.
Going through customs was a breeze compared to going between NZ and Aus. Just filled out a simple form and walked through. No space on the form to declare anything (which I didn't have anyway.) Got met by Matt, my driver. The car was a Mercedes, lovely :)
Driving into the city I thought, Oh look, just another city but then reminded myself where I ...
... again) in the country's capital of Reykjavik.
After checking in, we ventured into the main streets of Reykjavik and take in the local sites and watch in amazement at the number of people and general hustle and bustle. It is a Friday afternoon, the weather is pleasant (about 13 degrees celsius). There are people everywhere outside hotels, sucking on beers and wines; not really what we expected in Iceland.
We again are buggered and head back ...