Tuesday, June 12, 2007

The Yanks have landed!

Yes, the flight was long (almost 8 hours from Chicago to Manchester).
Yes, the coach ride was long (a bit over 5 hours from Manchester to Edinburgh).
Yes, I slept, for a total of 1.5 - 2 hours. It is hard to sleep when the sun never goes away!
I did get to see Iceland from the sky...pretty cool.
I highly recommend the vegetarian option for food when flying. The food was better quality than the non-veg. counterparts.
Okay, so here are some of the sights from our first day(s) (since we lost some time in the

Left: Students w/ luggage waiting to get on the private coach for the 5+ hour drive from Manchester to Edinburgh.

Left: Scottish taxi

Pretty stone farm w/ stone walls on the way to Edinburgh.

Landscape typical of Scotland. Lots of sheep and clouds today.

Left: Pretty cool old Ford something or another pulling a nifty camper! John would be proud of all the car noticing I am doing!

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