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... residency. You then pass through a second gate and key buildings are the palace, little St Margarets chapel (oldest building in Edinburgh 1130), great hall, and war memorial.
In the palace you can view the Scottish crown jewels, sceptre, sword, and destiny stone (seat for kings and queens to be crowned on) but are not allowed to take photos of them. All pieces were gorgeous workmanship and gems and it was nice be able to view them so close. We also ...
... J K Rowling got some ides of characters names in Harry Potter, from the gravestones! We also stopped at a place where lots of women accused of being witches were either burned or drowned in the lake of ****. Before Edinburgh had plumbing there was a loch in the middle of the city which was pretty much all sewerage! People used to say you could smell Edinburgh before you could see it. Women suspected of being witches were bound and thrown into the ...
... royal mile,i headed past the hostel, walked down to the grassmarket, then had a look at some of the bookshops in the area, i picked up some new books, then headed up victoria street, back to the royal mile and then back to the hostel. At the hostel i relaxed, uploaded some pictures, sorted, cleaned up and then got ready for the night.
I left the hostel and walked down the royal mile to the Scottish national museum. I had a quick look around in this free museum, ...
... the wonderful presence of Jill Bazos. While she was here she was a force to be reckoned with and did so much with and for the kids. Our remaining chaperones led by Gigi (Who is just AMAZING!) have all done a wonderful job. I am acknowledging Robert, Robin and Ana, thank you so very much.
We are closing in on our final days here in Edinburgh. We will squeeze every ounce we can out of them.
... in those days. There was a story of a man wanting to be a vampire so he killed his only friend and ate some of his flesh. When the guy came out of his trance he buried the friend in a grave in the park. Police questioned him and let him go but came back when DNA evidence put him all over the body. That was in 2003! What the What!
Also the episode of Futurama about Fry and his dog were based on a real person and his dog from Edinburgh. Fun Fact.