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Edinburgh did not disappoint! Definitely not enough time to explore this place, that's for sure. So much to do.
We went to the castle first thing. I found it very similar to the Tower of London but more majestic and castle-y. It was interesting walking around and learning the history of Scotland in relation to the castle.
With our free time we made our way to Greyfriar's Bobby, which was ...
... turn of events. We taste scotch in the pubs, but it's not the same.
We decide to try one more, Blair Atholl, as this part of our drive is known as the Whisky Tour. Blair Atholl are friendly and sympathetic and a man guides us to a table and two chairs made out of whiskey barrels. He brings over two bottles, and discusses the process of making Scotch whiskey and how best to taste it. He's highly knowledgeable and so friendly, he even gives us a taste of their 18 year sherry ...
... capabilities and security control. It was really interesting but was also quite depressing given that the bunker was only for the Scottish government officials but the local people would be rejected. The Queen would also have been moved here in the event of a nuclear attack, if she happened to be in Edinburgh at the time.
On the way home we visited Crail which is built around a harbour and was another typical pretty little village ...
... while Pnina was happy to people watch in the airport.
I’m now on the flight to Tel Aviv, and everything is going as smoothly as I could hope for. The first hurdle is going to be getting through Israeli immigration. Lee and Pnina have return flights booked for 31 March, whereas mine is booked for the 24 March. I only did this because it was much cheaper and I don’t plan on using the return flight anyway. We’ll see how this ...
... which was ver kind, and Jane took me for a drive around the lovely farming countryside and to a lookout over the river Clyde. Their home and garden is lovely. Alison's home is compact, and she has some lovely watercolours of Australian gums to remind her of home. Arrived back in Edinburgh after 7 so way too late to do any of the Princes Street shopping I was planning. Too cold to go back out at 9.30 pm to the Royal ...