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Glasgow in 100 Words or Less

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland and is a hotbed of music lovers, art enthusiasts, and donut connoisseurs against a backdrop of Victorian architecture.  These photos document our quick trip through the Second City of the British Empire.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^Urs Fischer at The Modern Institute.  The posts and ropes are cast bronze!

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^The Gallery of Modern Art downtown; a world-class exhibition space and free admission?  Yes please!

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas^^^A cobblestone alley in Hillhead which houses vintage record stores and a Bikram yoga studio.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^The SimpliCITY bus system effectively services the whole city and costs $2.34 for a pass, and you get a great view of the landscape from the top level.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^Kelvingstone park near the University: a perfect setting for an afternoon picnic.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^The Print Gallery downtown specializes in affordable reproduction works.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^Vintage shopping galore in east Hillhead!

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas     Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^CCTV monitoring is definitely a thing in Glasgow…these cameras punctuate every landscape.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^Perhaps mans greatest food invention: savory pie.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^We grabbed a pint at this old Merchant City staple: The Black Bull.  The bar was filled with old-timers (so you know its good) and we were the youngest people in the bar by at least 30 years.

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

Glasgow in 100 Words or Less | The Alternative Atlas

^^^When you take the wrong train and find yourself in the middle of nowhere, simply find a nearby park and tire-swing your worries away!  Long live love!

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