Ben Cruachan Guest House

17 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 4LX , United Kingdom | B&B
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The Real Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by benstevens

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... I felt. Then you really could say it was 'Real'.

My last night in Edinburgh was spent trying to capture some of the magic at night with my camera, but I was too distracted by the beers Regina and I had had moments before at the pub to take any real quality shots. Regardless of my inability to capture it that evening, Edinburgh was shining bright like a jewel and I envied it's citizens and their lifestyle. There are no ugly buildings in Edinburgh, and if there ...

Old city

A travel blog entry by katemoloney88

... throw their buckets of poo and wees out of the street. One can only imagine the stench! This often flowed into people's houses due to the lack of drainage. Eventually the new town was built to accommodate all these people. The second exciting attraction that we looked through was the Edinburg dungeons. We had a guided tour with lots of lessons about the history of the dungeons, some of the people that ...

Edinburgh = Auld Reekie and the nastiness

A travel blog entry by fendall

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... was founded by David I, King of Scots in 1128. The roof collapsed during a storm in 1768, leaving the Abbey in ruin.

On the way back to the coach, Margaret spotted the road sign for "Abbey Strand", and we posed for another rendition of the Beatles “Abbey Road” pose. We went by a small two-story stone building located on the outer confines of the estate of Holyrood, and found out it was referred to as the Bath House of Queen Mary. The plaque ...

Fun times with Haggis

A travel blog entry by robinsoncruiser

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... age by a few years. Enjoyed the theatre of it all and the stories about the Marchet cross where the taxes were paid and the criminals punished, and also of JK Rowling and the inspiration she got from
the area she was living and working in.
Afternoon saw us going through Edinburgh Castle, again good to get the stories and the personal information about battles, influence of the royals and folk lore about ...

Coming Full Circle

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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The time is here. Time to go.

The final settling of everything. Storage items are stored. Travel bags are packed. House is finally clean (dust bunnies under the beds are gone and in the corner cupboards spotless). But goodbyes continue to be said...

These last 2 years have been such a small and unique chapter in our lives. So much has happened, it really feels like it should be much, much longer. Yet at the ...

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This B&B, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Old Town, Blair Castle, Greyfriars Bobby Memorial, and Brass Rubbing Centre.
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