Edinburgh Thistle Guest House
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... or near about. The crew had its own bar with beer taps and fun lounges to decompress in. One odd fact was the Royal bedrooms and that they housed single beds that were in separate quarters from each other..Queen Elizabeth and her husband sleep separately...just like Rob and Laura Petry ..only worse is they are not only in separate rooms was that I didn't see an adjoining door. So odd to me and I immediately think of the movie 'Pleasantville'. The opposite side ...
... to the Palace of Versailles, in that all the rooms were ordained in excessive amounts of furniture, tapestries and all other methods of showing wealth. The ceilings were all crafted in such detail, as were the bed furnishings. We really enjoyed the palace especially watching a certain Asian girl as she posed for photo after photo.
... to Scotland. Instead of accompanying Helen, our grandparents and Martha to the parliament building we decided to walk the Royal Mile instead- which is the road that connects Edinburgh Castle to the Holyrood Palace. Today, the road mainly consists of tourist shops and restaurants (we went to Oink-a fantastic pulled pork sandwich restaurant). That evening we went to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, to which we were ...
... and impossible once they are drunk and slurry. I learn a couple of phrases such as (phonetic) "nay bard" not bad, and "eye carna mine" I don't know. Men are all referred to as "ayye Jimmaayy" and females as "hen". I need to learn to drink the Scottish way. We put some money into the "kitty" and rounds of drinks are purchased. The rounds occur so fast I end up with my alcohol double-parked. Round after round. I learn a drink "irn bru" an extremely sweet ...
... was a co-ed room
that had 18 people in it. Luckily, the three of us had beds next to one
another. Also, this hostel was kind enough to provide lockers (the next two
hostels charged a fee for a locked locker) and towels for 20 pence. Little did
we know it, we were in hostel heaven!
After I settled in, I decided to walk to the
train station and see if I could find Laura and Andy on their way in. I didn't
find them, because ...