Travel Blogs from Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Caravan is not trailing behind someone!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Caravan is not trailing behind someone!

A travel blog entry by zumwalt

John, Gene and Carol, heads up here.  On the train up to Edinburgh we met a nice couple who set across the aisle from us.  They kept talking about "Caravaning" and I could not figure out what they were talking about until I realized they called ...

Strategic retreat, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Strategic retreat

A travel blog entry by peyton

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Woke in the night with a full blown class A head cold. Sore throat, plugged nose and chest congestion. It's bad enough when someone you share a bed with wakes you up by snoring. Much worse when just as you begin to nod off, your OWN snoring snaps you ...

Day 4 Edinburgh: Storming Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 4 Edinburgh: Storming Edinburgh Castle

A travel blog entry by bernie.jess

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... natural habitat of the shopping mall while Bernie attempted to go riding with Kara. At one o'clock we met back up to storm Edinburgh Castle. However if we were really invading we probably would have been put off by the damp. The photos didn't ...

Hauntings in Edinburgh - HP Day 3, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Hauntings in Edinburgh - HP Day 3

A travel blog entry by annalise.m

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... up to a car and was peering in as the guy waited to pick up his girlfriend.  While David and dad went to the Edinburgh Dungeon attraction mom, Michelle, and I had coffee/hot chocolate in a pub and then went to the Balmoral Hotel (where J.K. finished ...

Great tour, had tons of fun, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Great tour, had tons of fun

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

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Like I said in my title, the tour of the Scottish highlands was amazing. Our tour guide, Matt knew so much about Scotland, and was very funny. The hostels on the tour were the only downfall. One of the hostels never had any plugins, and you had to make ...

Entre châteaux et Asiatiques, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Entre châteaux et Asiatiques

A travel blog entry by fcjd

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... nous avons pu nous réfugier dans les classiques du déjeuner américain soit bacon, oeuf et pain. A suivi une marche vers le Edinburgh Castle, un des plus vieux château d'Écosse. Ce château a vécu plusieurs guerres entre les Anglais et les ...

Entre démocratie, royauté et jeux de pouvoir, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Entre démocratie, royauté et jeux de pouvoir

A travel blog entry by fcjd

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Notre journée a commencé avec un retour aux vraies valeurs « américaines », c'est-à-dire un bon déjeuner au Mc Donald. Remplis d'énergie, nous nous sommes dirigés en direction du Scottish Parliament au grand plaisir de Julien. Et là, ...

Ruins, chapels and a charming waiter:), Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Ruins, chapels and a charming waiter:)

A travel blog entry by sharon1306

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... too interesting to ignore. So back to Waverly we went, and picked up the rental. Now for the interesting part. Navigating Edinburgh without a proper map (Sanjiv's tom tom was with him). We thought we'd drive to Calton Hill. Getting there was more than ...

Preparation is key..., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparation is key...

A travel blog entry by weirdism

...and I'm not in the slightest bit prepared. But with just over a week to go, I'm getting excited! *sigh* Best put my excitement back in the box and get back to ...

Leaving the lovely South Queensferry, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving the lovely South Queensferry

A travel blog entry by dawieboy

Well thats us all ready to go.  Packed all our bags, mine is 25kg´s so I´m going to have to shed some weight during the trip.  Leaving the lovely Scotland.....but we´ll be back for a holiday ...

Peregrinations of the past week, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Peregrinations of the past week

A travel blog entry by traveled

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This week I had my first essay due, so I did not do much until after I had turned that in on Thursday at noon.  Although, on Wednesday the rugby team went down to Sheffield, England to play, and won!  We are now ranked 2nd in the ...

Fordham Comes to Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Fordham Comes to Scotland

A travel blog entry by bxbomberbabe

... a veggie pasty (it's a Friday) and an Irn Bru and waited for Sara, Elaine (Sara's friend from high school studying in Edinburgh this semester) and Penny (Sara's Scottish nanny) to arrive, reading The Leopard for my Comp Lit class. They called and told me ...

Edinburgh Festival!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh Festival!

A travel blog entry by steph_444

... the same feeling of excitement, anticipation, and curiosity about what I would find as I had last month when I had been in Edinburgh. There were definetly lots of people! Everywhere! The first place I went was the Royal Mile. Awesome. They had most ...

Its a Carnival, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Its a Carnival

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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Had to do a post solely for this as I wanted to post quite a few pics. I headed up town on Sunday for "The Carnival".  Once again the weather was sensational.  Princes Street was closed to all traffic and turned into a pedestrian mall. Not a ...

So many photos, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

So many photos

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... sure to have been visited by those of you who have been to Scotland. It is the official residence of the Monarch of the United Kingdom in Scotland and has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of the Scots since the 16th ...

A long short day..., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A long short day...

A travel blog entry by vivaciousbrandi

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... Bryan to check out the horse races. We'll stay in Perth and then go to the races again the next day. Then it's back to Edinburgh and Dresden Dolls for me! Woo-hoo! (Ernst & Jerry, I'll be thinking about you!) That's it for now. Cheerio! ...

The Website, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The Website

A travel blog entry by weewanderers

I decided I needed a website to allow friends and family to track us down, so here it is: ...

Scotchland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotchland

A travel blog entry by shanemilli

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... scotch, and that was about it. I'd like to come back another time and see some more of Scotland. Milli says: Arriving in Edinburgh airport the weather was cold, bleak and windy, and the airport was small. Just what I was expecting really! Walking ...

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by thistlemoon

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Edinburgh-  The countdown is nearly over!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Edinburgh- The countdown is nearly over!

A travel blog entry by warren_and_fi

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"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the things you did do, so throw of the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." (Mark Twain) ...

Majestic Edinburgh Under Construction, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Majestic Edinburgh Under Construction

A travel blog entry by mylifesjourney

I'm writing this entry several months after visiting Edinburgh. There were large sections of the city that were torn up during our visit due to the installation of a light rail/train line. I found out later that the rubbish removers were also on strike ...

'wild n sexy, happy days'.. part 1, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

'wild n sexy, happy days'.. part 1

A travel blog entry by georgie891

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... !) bus to her house..Changed into some walking clothes and then set off to see a bit of the city. First off we went to Edinburgh Castle- unfortunately it was closed- but still got a few good pics from the outside, then we walked down the Royal Mile (the ...

A Proper Scot and the Million Dollar Question, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

A Proper Scot and the Million Dollar Question

A travel blog entry by amj7348

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I feel like a slag and a cow for missing yesterday's blog. In my defense, I had a room full of people to babysit until 2 a.m., and a roomate who needs "all the way dark" to sleep. So a thousand apologies from across the Atlantic. Double apologies because ...

Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland

A travel blog entry by benandsabine

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... of the best cities in the UK...Edinburgh. The drive up was great and we finally managed to get to the hostel after negotiating Edinburgh's one way traffic system in the centre. We stayed at a youth hostel where Sabine and I had stayed on our very first ...

Bonny Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Bonny Scotland

A travel blog entry by robsons

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Jim made us a beautiful breakfast of Brioche and 2 types of yummy pikelets - what nice hosts! :-) Off to Linlithgow Palace & St Michael's church nearby.  Walked around there for a while, being amazed by how green everything is ... and how ...

Scotland!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Scotland!

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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Today we woke up early and packed up to go to the airport. But first, we had breakfast. There was this cute little four year old named Charlie that wanted to be a fireman. He was the cutest little Irish boy and he looked like my cousin Elijah. Then we ...

The WOW City, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

The WOW City

A travel blog entry by hadsrobinson

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... the play much better than when I saw it a few months ago. After the morning in York, it was another long busride up to Edinburgh. But, we were met by my friend Hazel who took us back to her flat and we were very appreciative of not being in a ...

Day 3 Edinburgh: Ceilidh is pronounced kay-lee, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 3 Edinburgh: Ceilidh is pronounced kay-lee

A travel blog entry by bernie.jess

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... 's wonderful beanie Bernie wasn't asked to participate in the discussion. As it was too late to climb Arthur's seat (mountain over Edinburgh) we climbed the smaller Calton hill which still gave us pretty views of the lights of the city. That night we ...

Arriving in Edinburgh!, Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Arriving in Edinburgh!

A travel blog entry by jewels1864

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... from the 18th century), a cemetery, and some construction, haha. There's actually quite a bit of construction going on in Edinburgh especially around Arthur's Square where they're putting in a tram system (which later I found no one who lives in ...

Heading off into the sunset..., Edinburgh, United Kingdom travel blog

Heading off into the sunset...

A travel blog entry by nicolajmackay

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RS - So we are nearly all packed and ready to leave for the airport, the cases are bursting but coming in under 20kg each.  Ever the pragmatist, Nicola has sent a "media" picture of us both to her sister, just in case we are in any ...

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