Scotland: The Last Stop

Today is the last day of our vacation.  This morning, before leaving Glasgow, we stopped by to see AXA’s Glasgow office.  It has a beautiful view of the bridge that I’ve used as the cover photo for this post. Then we crossed to the river to visit the location that Shannon’s grandfather used to live.  …

Scotland: Barking Dogs

It was another early start this morning.  First up was Glasgow Necropolis.  In addition to being one of the most notable burial grounds in Europe, it also offers one of the highest views of Glasgow.  Between the location, design, grandeur and quality of the markers, this was a remarkable experience. The church that you see …

Scotland: Glasgow Vibe

Yesterday we visited John Comyn’s castle, from my heritage.  This morning, we visited Dunstaffnage Castle, the 1275 castle built by the MacDougall clan, from Shannon’s heritage.  Unfortunately, we were unable to get inside the castle (open only Saturday thru Wednesday) but still were impressed with the grounds.  It’s pretty cool to think that her ancestors …