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Firth of Clyde

We also didn't have time to take in an extended view of the famous Firth of Clyde but just passing over it demonstarted how this waterway leads from the Irish Sea into the dockyards of Glasgow. "Firth" is the Scottish equivalent of "fjord".
Day Seven (Carlisle to the Scottish Highlands)

July 19th 2006
A nice hot shower before bed helped me cool off a bit so I slept well through the night. We enjoyed a rather sumptuous buffet breakfast at the hotel. We had scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, broiled tomatos, cereals, oatmeal, orange and tomato juices and the ever-popular baked beans. In Italy and France I found most of the breakfasts pretty lacking while I've never gone wrong in Germany and Austr ... read more
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