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... including Canadians. And we also checked out the barracks where prisoners of war were kept. There were 12 solitary confinement as well as a larger room with hammocks where POWs would have stayed. The castle was very beautiful and allowed for some stunning views of Edinburgh. After the castle we had free time, so Allison and I went to the National Gallery and saw a Rembrandt self portrait and a Da Vinci as well as many religious paintings. ...
This morning we left Durham and headed west to visit some Hadrian's Wall sites en route to Edinburgh. First stop was Corbridge roman site. Corbridge was once the prosperous garrison town and supply base for troops manning Hadrian's Wall. There are lots of remains there, amazing considering how long they have been around. I found it rather odd that people were allowed to climb over them all. We then headed to Housesteads Roman Fort, again more ...
After walking its nicer parts, including the 'Royal Mile,' for the first day, we then spent several hours in the Scottish National Museum on the next where bored kids like to run riot amongst all the fragile exhibits.
On the final day, when the weather had become exceptionally bad, we spent a few hours in the much touted but very disappointing Edinburgh castle.
Considering what must have been an ...
... made hotel reservations and studied the catalog-thick Festival program in anticipation of maximizing our knowledge of what was available and what looked interesting.
I found it helpful to study the program, but when it came down to it, what served us best was the mobile app. Each morning we awoke and had breakfast. During that time we'd make our initial picks. Then, during the day we would use ...
... Mary King turns out to have been a wealthy seamstress and murderer who disposed of bodies in the north loch. A German kid ****** on a 500 year old wall during the tour. It would have been my wtf pic but barb did a good job of containing my outrage toward him and his retarded parents, who laughed as he ****** on the walls. Also found a place called Milne's court. I always knew we had to be ...