My Edinburgh Life
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The day started out EARLY, waking up at 3AM to taxi to the Dublin airport and take a 6:40 morning flight to Edinburgh. The gal at our hotel had said it was the busiest that early in the morning and she was right! After a noisy prop job flight, we landed in Scotland. Taxi to our hotel (which really is more like a hostel) and we dropped off our …
... s and the University bus line (perfect right?). Sadly, I was passed over for another party who offered to sign a lease term for longer than 12 months. I have no doubt that I shall persevere in due time, but living a nomadic lifestyle is wearisome business.
All in all, not a bad first week (illness and living situation aside). Though I miss home and think of it often, I wouldn't trade this experience for anything.
The Dude abides. ...
Spent a gorgeous day trudging around town. We've visited the Scottish National Museum, the Surgeons Museum (as gross as you might imagine-we couldn't find the secret passage way of body snatchers though), walked down to the palace and shopped for souvenirs. Turns out this is a souvenir shopper's paradise-I've had to work hard to stick to my "no junk" rules. We actually got ...
... Queen of England and the other royals use for vacationing. Some notable cruises include Prince Charles and Diana's honeymoon and the last Hong Kong governor being convoyed back to the UK. The ship has since been decommissioned but is still maintained at port for special events. It was a nice opportunity to see just how the royal family lives. The tour included the bridge, the Queen's bedroom (which ...
... spend more than my original budget because I upgrade her to the best hotels, take her to the best restaurants and so on
- buy her lots of presents
- give her large sums of money
- spend my holiday putting up with tedious, childish behaviour because, in some unspecified and mysterious way, it will all be “worth ...
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