Old Stables Bed and Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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My walk to me through the center of Gilmerton, to a path running along side the byway. I walked under the byway at one point and was greeted by some impressive graffiti. Later on I found an unpaved path that went near a pond.
I used the walk to also clear my mind, since I have been feeling homesick lately. It helped. It was interesting notice and take in all the uniqueness and similarities ...
... days and then time to move on.
Our next stop was Glencoe, a beautiful village and glen, home to a massacre between the highlanders and lowlanders back in the 1600s. We arrived at the Visitor Centre where we were meeting Mike and Jen off a coach from Glasgow having flown from London. So excited to see them and we went and found our accommodation at Glencoe House, OMG, beautiful home/hotel, where we were ...
... for rain. At least we are not in a third world country, however we are in a country where everything cost double for me. The numerical comparison is almost dead on. If it costs $5 for a Starbucks coffee at home it's roughly £5 here. However that means it cost about $9 for a coffee. So the hunt for an affordable rain jacket has been difficult. Although this story did not happen today it happen a few days back, it help the setting of my story. I found ...
... of whiskey and then into a tasting room to learn about the different types of whiskey. Barrel ride interesting but could tell G was more interested in the tasting bit. We have an annoying American on our tour that sounds like Fozzie Bear (Muppets) each time he opens his mouth so we distance ourselves from him and a small child who wants to make noise each time the tour guide is trying to tell us something really interesting. Into the tasting room we go and ...
... spearheading the establishment of US National Parks (including Yosemite), the inspiration for the founding of the Sierra Club and a mentor to President Roosevelt on the essential need to preserve wilderness for the benefit of all humanity. The little town of Dunbar has done a marvelous job of preserving his humble birth home and telling his inspiring story. Well worth a return visit when my American family arrive next week.