Sandilands Guest House
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- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Family rooms
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... the church. This church was much smaller than the other two, but had much more artwork around it. The chairs were small and wooden and the ceiling was covered in large chandelier type things. There was also no one there but a young boy who looked American with a Nike gym bag. I lit a candle, photographed, and went on my way. I was in a weird location to catch a cab so I had to walk up the hill to Princes street and look for one there. By that time, I was ...
our meal was very good indeed and the wine was a good choice. The service was excellent, and the staff very polite and helpful. Our rooms were lovely and comfortable. We just did not want the day to end, and indeed it was past dawn before we finally retired to bed, enjoying the company of our new extended family.
... all night, grab our bags and try to remain patient as we move at sloth-like speed down the aisle. Finally, we're here! The airport is tiny, but efficient. Scotland waits just outside the sliding doors, but, alas, there is no tour guide to meet us. So, we sit, cooling our heels, while we try to find out what happens next.
All night long on the plane, we've been listening to some folks with deep Southern twangs, which I just ...
... and caught the double-decker bus just down the street to see some of the city. The Walter Scott monument is towering (60 m high) and very Gothic looking. We were able to "nip into" the spacious National Gallery for the last 15 minutes and saw works by Raphael and da Vinci. Up on the Royal Mile, it was crowded with tourists, as expected, but we still got a look at most of the landmarks, although from the outside, since it was after 5:00. The ...
... an early alarm the boys wake up at 6:20am. We get ready, some f our clothes having miraculously dried, and take the city bus to the Old City and make it to Edinburgh castle right before they open at 9:30am. We arrive at 9:15 and there is already a crowd forming. We are guided into the ticket line, 3 families back; relieved for getting here early.
The castle is enormous and so impressive, built atop volcanic rock; something Kaeleb becomes very excited about upon ...