As much as we enjoyed Glasgow, we liked Edinburgh even more. Everywhere you look there’s a pretty old pretty building looking back at you. The Old Town’s medieval and Reformation-era buildings and the New Town’s Georgian terraces slope down sharply into the valley of central Princes Street Gardens, and we walked all over all of […]

The Jacobite Steam Train

In Scotland, “Glen” means glen, and “Ben” means mountain. We camped in Glen Nevis beneath Ben Nevis, in probably the largest campground we’ve been to yet, sprawled across numerous fields beneath the misty mountainsides. We were afraid our impressions of Ireland and Scotland would be sunny and blue, but the rain and clouds finally set […]