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Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse

Day 5 West Highland Way – Tyndrum to Kingshouse This was the day that had been on my mind. A combination of a 20 mile hike 10 of it mostly uphill and a need to make a 5:30 shuttle deadline … Continue reading

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Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum

Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum This day was a hard one to get my head around as I was very focused on my long hike the next day. That makes for hard work, hiking is at … Continue reading

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Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan

Day 2 West Highland Way – Drymen to Rowardenan View from my room Long slow day today, uphill the first 3 hours culminating in our first real climb. Then the rain came, descending is not my strength, doubly so in … Continue reading

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Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum

Day 4 West Highland Way – Ardlui to Tyndrum Images when I can, sorry   This day was a hard one to get my head around as I was very focused on my long hike the next day. That makes … Continue reading

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Glasgow Cathedral and Legos

Glasgow Cathedral and Legos Glasgow Cathedral is one of the check box tourist spots in Glasgow. It’s certainly a beautiful old gothic cathedral and the history contained within is very interesting, but it’s not a long stop, however it is … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way

Day 1 – Hiking the West Highland Way Day 1 saw me leaving Glasgow for Milngavie (pronounced Mull-guy) and hitting the trail. I was excited to get hiking and got to the train early. Arriving in Milngavie early paid off, … Continue reading

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Saint Mungo’s Museum

Saint Mungo’s Museum Today I visited my two favorite places in Glasgow. When I was here 13 years ago I fell in love with Saint Mungo’s Museum of Religious Life and Art.  Also, if you read this blog you know … Continue reading

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Walking Glasgow

Walking Glasgow Spent all of today walking Glasgow while doing errands.  There was a dual purpose to my wanderings. First I had errands to run, I needed to pick up a few things for the trail. Second, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Finally in Scotland

Finally in Scotland The view from my room So I finally arrived in Glasgow on a cloudy but nice evening.  Currently the European sporting championships are in town, my hotel is full of track cyclists.  I think the mascot is … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Year So Far

Reflecting on the Year So Far By three methods we may learn wisdom: First by reflection which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience which is the bitterest. ~ Confucius So for my Sunday night … Continue reading

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