Sunday, October 21, 2007

Aye, I dinneh see 'ol Nessie!

Today, our final day in Scotland, was a bus tour up into the highlands of Scotland. Braveheart was a great introduction to the area, as we felt like we were in the movie for the entire day. The scenery is just as beautiful as you'd imagine, and they have an interesting species of very hairy cow here called a "Dairy Highlander" which often sports an Elvis do.
For lunch, we stopped at Loch Ness, where the water is a murky black, and I may have captured a picture of the Loch Ness Monster!
Tomorrow, it's back to London, and by the way, the train is wonderful. The scenery is better, there is no overbearing security, there is more room, and every row comes with a power outlet for laptops. But, interestingly enough, these days it is far more expensive to take the train than flying on the crop of super-discount airlines that have popped up in the last few years and allow you to fly all around Europe for as cheap as $2 plus $15-20 in taxes. Thus, trains are a rare luxury. This next weekend we're headed to the nearby country of Wales for only two days, which means we'll actually be home in London for most of the week. It will be a welcome change, and a chance to catch up on work. So long, from Loch Ness!


tales_from_the_crib said...

is nessie for sure!

brieanna said...

wow, that is most likely the fattest longhorn i;ve ever seen!! :)