Travel Blogs from Glasgow
After successfully dropping our car off at Waverly station in Edinburgh - no dents, scratches and the original tires!!! we hopped on the train to Glasgow. After a short walk to our B and B right down town we then set out to explore. We took a hop on hop off again for a quick overview of the city. Glasgow is a great city to walk about and has lots of interesting architecture. We were just down the street from ...
... were definitely the favourites, he was probably thinking what most people were. I asked him at about 20 minutes if it was "this minute" that he meant, but alas the girls just couldn't score and we went to half time 0-0. England scored a goal in the 13th minute of the second half and had a fair bit of the play. With two and a half minutes to go, we thought it was all over, but a penalty corner was given with 30 seconds on the clock. By this time everyone had forgotten ...
... a sundae.
Then it was time for Anne to take the train back to wherever she was from.
I walked her past a really good musician and dropped her off.
Because I wanted to stay there, I went back out and listened to the guy with the guitar again.
I don’t think I have heard a voice so smooth before! It honestly sounded like liquid gold…I didn’t even know voices could sound like that!
I went up to him afterwards ...
... not believe how massive some of these stones were. It made me dizzy just looking up at them. The mausoleums were so massive, and the grave site was covered with statues and monuments. The Necropolis, overall, was both haunting and beautiful.
After leaving the grave site, we got dressed and ready to go out on the town. We took the tube to go meet one of Matt's friends and her mom and a pub. It was such a cool place, really swanky. It was this huge ...
... He was a Campbell...that is a long, violent story!!) And we stopped at Castle Stalker...a wee ruin out on a little island. Very cute!! We had a little walk through the old slate quarry and stopped in at Glencoe, scene of the long, violent story of the Campbell's. Winding back through the highlands along the many lochs and by the many castles and ruins, you can't help but become enamoured with the history, and a little romantic about the folklore. Stories of the fairies on Isle ...
Other places to stay in Glasgow
West End, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $87
Faliraki | Condofrom $99
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $65
Victoria Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Neilston Road, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $116
80 Busby Road, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $180
Shettleston, Glasgow | Hotelfrom $65