Ashlyn Guest House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Family rooms
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... idea of Diagon Alley.
Saturday we split up (8 people is a lot to trot around and make decisions with!), so three of us headed to Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano pretty much in the centre of Edinburgh. It was quite the hike and our legs still haven't recovered, but the views were worth it!
In the afternoon we did the Real Mary King's Close (a close is a narrow street or alley) tour which brings you through underground streets ...
... dad and Mikaela we found where we were going (they had to help me because I was reading the map and failing at it) we got in and mum was checking in but they couldn't find our booking and then when she did a register thing they said " this is the Crown Plaza Roxbery not the Crown Plaza Royal terrace". So both the directions were wrong so the man called a taxi for us and took us to the place we ...
My first trip started out by getting the train to Edinburgh from Cambridge, The long nervous train ride took me into a wet downpour that is Edinburgh, I got through the crowds to find the correct exit into the right street that would direct me towards my hostel. This was a new hostel that had opened the day before, entering the doorway I made my way up (while dragging a suitcase) a small, spiral staircase to the first floor. I dressed for the rain and headed in search of ...
... the east coast to the town of Arbroath and visited the famous Abbey ruins that are there. Bree and I were both immediately taken aback by how large the Abbey must have been in its heyday and found it to be one of the most interesting ruins that we have visited so far.
After our tour of the Abbey we headed south to the coastal town of St. Andrews. Bree was able to find us a great old hotel right on the ...
... Each tour is led by a guide, in character, who brings to life the
history of the closes and rooms of the Old Town. A worthwhile place to visit.
I spent the rest of the afternoon in the hotel bar, catching up on some computer jobs and
watching the comings and goings of the hotel. A band arrived from Chicago with
their luggage and instruments. They later performed on a street corner to
promote their performances.