Raeburn House Hotel
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... Vancouver. The flight consisted of one seat change (people shouldn't get the option to recline their seats, more space in a cardboard box!) and films. Two flights, a sky train (where Murray wanted to quickly take luggage tags from the airport off the rucksacks 'so we didn't look like tourists'), a bus and 20 hours later we got into our hotel the Best Western Uptown ...
... when we outgrew the sweater, it was unraveled again and
something else knit again. As for the
rest of the sheep my butcher told me that most lamb meat (but rarely mutton) is
largely shipped to the EU. Scots,
according to a recent article in the newspaper, only eat lamb on an average of
6 times a year! Sheep farming doesn’t
seem like a very profitable business, but then again, what do I know!
... Memorial where there is a bay for each Scottish regiment and large books where all fallen soldiers names are listed. On the way down we stopped at St Margaret's Chapel which is almost 1,000 years old. It is possible to be married there, but the chapel is tiny and only about 20 people would be able to attend. Our guide suggested that fathers of the bride are quite interested in this particular wedding venue! Through Foog's Gate and a visit to the ...
... the Tattoo!!
I had my printed Tattoo confirmation letter but needed to pick up my actual ticket at the Tattoo ticket office. On the way there, I got only slightly side-tracked by some of the Fringe Festival acts that were performing in an area known as The Mound. Only a little while later, I was clutching my Tattoo ticket in my hot little hand!! I can’t wait!!
I called in at the Tourist info Centre to pick up a few brochures and then, on ...
... hiking boots while in New Zealand, but it's the only place so far. I think this is more due to the fact that my shoes are very old. They have now done 2 world trips and have lost almost all tread on the bottoms and the leather is getting very thin in places (Brian's new ones are fine). I am still pleased that they've lasted as long as they have and think I'll get them bronzed if and when I retire them.
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