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... live up to their word of today or power hungry ruthless killers of the past. You decide!
After my two tours I found that I have a deep respect for the Scottish people. They are a country that has been fighting for their independence for hundreds of years (and as of September 18th, still is). Even if they had some bumps and failed attempts to be like the rest, I believe that is what makes them unique individuals today. I also realized that I absolutely love bagpipe music.
We woke to another very wet and cool day. Cannot believe that this is summer here. We headed up to the Castle and spent a couple of hours exploring this amazing place. You get a great view of Edinburgh from the walls and can see the Firth of Fourth. Sounds funny but the Scots call rivers Firths. The Castle itself was first built as a hunting lodge but has been added onto over the centuries. It now is home to one of the ...
... more street performers. Well this has been a full day of sightseeing, so back to the B&B to rest up for tomorrow.
Well tonight is the Tattoo, but we still have a ways before that so off we go to check out the Museum of Scotland. This is a well laid out couple of buildings that go literally from the beginning of Scotland (when time began and the ice flowed) to the present time. A lot of the exhibits are hands on and are displayed in a way that ...
... kilts and others wearing Darth Vader outfits.
We arrived at Edinburgh castle at midday. As we approached the castle we walked through the staging area where the temporary stands for the Edinburgh Tattoo had been set up. The Tattoo is performed throughout August. There were long queues in the esplanade. Fortunately we had pre paid tickets and were able to enter the castle without any delay.
Edinburgh castle has ...
... t understand what a Close was and not until we were out and could point one out did she get it. We took a picture of a Close still in use today and that did it for her.
We were feeling a little peckish but not hungry for a full meal so we decided to stop for Nibbles and Starters (appetizers to those of you from America). We stopped at Deacon Brodies Tavern, another place we picked as we walked by it. I will not go into our full menu here but I will say ...