See Scotland’s amazing Falkirk Wheel

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As I have mentioned a few times, my parents are in the midst of a trip to Scotland.  During the trip, my parents have been acting as “roving reporters”.   Today’s post is an Aer Lingus Business Class review IAD-DUB, from Washington Dulles airport to Dublin.  For previous posts in the series, see

Today’s post talks about the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland; an marvel of modern engineering located near the central Scottish town of Falkirk.

Background on the Falkirk Wheel

The Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal are two canals that are part of the waterway that connects Glasgow and Edinburgh, 2 of Scotland’s major cities.  These 2 canals had not been linked since the 1930s, when it took 11 locks and the best part of a day to cross between the 2 canals.


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