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The final event of the day was participating in a "Haunted" Tour of Greyfriars Cemetery. Since the one the day before had been so disappointing (All I had was some ****** story to tell. Pun intended. HAHAHAHA!!), my hopes weren’t too high for this one. However, this one had a lot more history and a lot less ghosts. Sorta.
Our guide was a big history buff and knew how to spin a good tale too. Since it was a Cemetery full of murderers, ...
... Breakfast isn't until 8am! Yeay! Although I'll probably be up at 5.30am again and starving hungry.
We also did an Edinburgh ghost tour tonight. We met up with this woman dressed in a cloak and she did some story telling from around the 1700's. Mal was scaring the ladies again. Just being himself really. He had them all laughing, so no one was upset with him or anything.
... drive with them both pointing out landmarks and relating stories of their family life. The Chapel was amazing. Whatever Dan Brown wanted to make of it, the carvings were fantastic. All the columns, lintels etc were different, and there were lots of angels, gremlins etc. One of the columns in the Lady Chapel was fairly plan...the master mason had gone overseas to get ideas but on his return he found his apprentice had carved te one next to it, inspired by a dream, and enraged by ...
... Watcher". This figure has regularly been witnessed by visitors both in small and large groups. The apparition, dressed in a long blue frock coat, tri-corner hat and large leather boots, has been seen moving around the vaults breathing whisky breath on visitors and blocking doorways. One sighting in particular was witnessed by a group of 14 visitors and their guide all at the same time. Other manifestations include strange smells, lowering temperatures, stone throwing, phantom ...
... had so much detail in it, it has a look of its own. There were less tourists around, and the pace than what it was in Paris. I wish we would have been able to see Edinburgh more in the daylight. There is so much to see there that we just could not possible see it all in the little over 12 hours we were there (even if you only sleep for three of those hours... oops... but it was well worth it).