Saturday, July 08, 2006

Stronger Beer?

or just too much? That's the question of last night, ugh.

Jason and I went for a 4 mile run (it went really well....last mile which is all uphill in 8:12....too bad it was only 4 miles. We only got in like 15 miles this week, but I guess it'll be ok. I'll get back into it when I am back in the states) last night and then headed to the bar on campus where we had a ticket for a free pint of beer. Since not everyone showed up there were some extra tickets so we actually had 2 free beers and then headed to dinner.

After dinner we headed downtown with John and some other physics kids to hit the bar scene in the town of Lancaster. We started a bar where we had gotten some beers earlier in the week, called the Sun Hotel. I had a beer that was from the Lancaster Brewery which was really tasty. We found a table outside on the patio that that the bar had an enjoyed the beers and eventually some other kids from the conference showed up. I talked to a guy from Paris about how much I loved the city and how different some of the things are in Paris from places in the states. The girl that was at the table was from the University of Rome and another guy was from Milan. So at one table we had two people from the states, one guy from Germany, another from Paris, and two from Italy....quite the worldly crowd.

After this bar we headed to some clubs (which was nice because I was in jeans and running shoes and a hot pink sweatshirt....oh don't think that I didn't fit into the club scene :-) ). We ran into some other people from the conference who were at the first place we tried, but it was apparently "dead" so we headed to another club called....Liquid...or Toast.....or something. We had tons of fun here and the DJ played Billy Jean by Michael Jackson for me, which was totally fun. Yeah....I AM cool still dancing to music from the 80's.....leave me alone :-) You can see in the picture my crazy drunk eye look...nice.

We had some beers here and then headed back to the University. I guess I fell asleep around 2:30am and had to get up early to check out of our room and head back to the conference. We had some greasy breakfast and packed our bags and are ready to continue on our adventure. We aren't really happy that we didn't sleep much last night and are slightly hungover today because tonight at midnight is when we will catch the bus to we are going to be sightseeing and walking all over the place for the next 14 hours......but I suppose we'll be able to sleep on the bus at least.

I don't know the next time I'll have a connection to the internet, but hopefully I can find a place so I can keep updating with pictures and stories of London.


Ryan said...

You're off on a really cool adventure. What, you couldn't find any takers among your new worldy friends for the 4-miler? Sounds like you'll have to run another type of marathon when the midnight bus tour begins. Have fun.

Firefly's Running said...

Have a safe trip home!

Arcaner said...

You look like you're having too much fun overthere in stuffy old England!

Joe said...

Only 15 miles this week? Tsk! Tsk!

Party on Wayne! Party on Garth!

LeahC said...


i know i's really bad. I am guessing we'll make up for it in the amount of walking we will do in london over the next few days. :-)