Morning in York.. I'm halfway through my time in the UK by now. Isn't it scary how fast time flies?! It obviously doesn't feel like I have spent one week in London, or that my affair to Scotland is all over. Looking back through my camera scrolls make me crave for Scotland so. damn. much. I came to Scotland yearning for a little more greens and a little more peace after the hustle bustle in London, but what I found got me fell in love a lot more than I have planned... Every turn to every corner will just bring you to another breathtaking views, even in the most unlikely places. Why the trees, shadows, or snows look more delicately composed here is still a mystery, though. If you are somehow in the need for some virtual escape, welcome to Scotland.
Glasgow, my first stop of all three, is a great pain in the ass for walking. The ups and downs of the streets are crazy steep, and I'm not trying to exaggerate things. I promised to be honest in this blog, so I need to admit that I picked 12 centis high heeled boots to come here, because it'd look nicer in photos (seriously). They were changed to Nike at the first toilet I encountered. Apart of my failure to be a fashionista in this city, Glasgow is fantastic. I still can't get over its rustic charcoal buildings, groovy stone pavements, and panoramic scene... I can imagine how lovable it is living here
1 A laneway behind Glasgow School of Art, 2 George Square, 3 Riverside Museum, 4 Street in Glasgow
My childhood bestie joined me later on that day. We've traveled many times together before, and this one is our first travel together after we went to uni. She got some friends in University of Glasgow so they took us to the oldest one at night. We got some stunning view of the Glasgow town up there. But seeing it in the darkness is not satisfying enough, so we make our way back there in the morning, just before catching our train to Edinburgh.
1-3 Cloisters structure in University of Glasgow
While travelling in Scotland by train, I get this theory. The view from the left train windows is almost always better... Maybe it is the neighbor's-grass-always-looks-greener effect (yep. I sit on the right in all my Scotland train rides), but these views below were all stolen from the left side. To be honest, I wasn't a fan of train ride before. This trip has changed my attitude toward trains. What can be better than this view accompanied with hot chocolate?!
Edinburgh and St. Andrews review is up next, so stay tuned! You are so welcomed to comment or give feedback for my next postings