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We arrived in the late afternoon with enough time to check in, shower, and make our way to a restaurant for some dinner. The rain put a bit of a damper on our evening plans to stroll the cobble stone streets and enjoy some more of the city, but that seems to be the norm over here. Waking up early to take advantage of the day, we decided it would be a good idea to get to Edinburgh Castle as soon ...
... that might make you believe that you were in the 21st century. This is the perfect day to visit a castle in the capital of Scotland. The history is great. They have a display here of the flag that one the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards took from Napoleon at the battle at Waterloo on June 18, 1815. From the castle they sound a cannon 6 days a week (not Sunday) at 1:00pm. The tradition began in 1861 to provide ships in the area with an audible time signal. This helped ...
... in the prison. As the wind and rain started to pick up and it truly felt like the middle of winter we decided to leg it back to the warmth of our hotel. On the agenda for the day. Arthur's seat. Only once we started out did we realise that Arthur's seat was in fact the massive cliff that we had looked out upon on our first day in the city when we climbed Calton hill. On our way to the beginning of our climb which we still thought would take us about half an hour ...
... at a pub had a drink then headed for another cheap curry meal at a different spot. This place was a tiny bit more expensive, but it also included table service and a bit more variety.
We then went to a free show venue, looked at the board and decided on a show, but as we were heading there some "flyerers" (that's what they're called here) convinced us to go to Joel Dommett's show. It was totally worth it. He was hilarious. It was a great narrative, and ...
... surprise), but eventually found my
Another reason I got lost in Edinburgh is
because the Royal Mile is also referred to as High Street. The Royal Mile in
the main drag in Edinburgh, connecting Edinburgh Castle at the top to The
Palace of Holyroodhouse at the bottom. And yes, it is actually a mile.
Edinburgh is a fabulous town, and one that I
plan on visiting again soon. Downtown Edinburgh is packed with pubs, ...