Argyle Backpackers

14 Argyle Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH9 1JL, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the South Side area of Edinburgh, is near The Queen's Hall, Eddie's Seafood Market, George Heriot's School, and Doodles.
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    Sir Walter Scott, R.J and Sir Andy

    A travel blog entry by jackandsuallyn on Jul 09, 2013

    4 photos

    ... climb was made after your scribe carefully examined the sign post, or at least he thought he did which indicated the lookout was only 251 metres up the track. At about the 1km mark and just as I passed the decaying corpse of a mountain goat I realised I might have had it wrong. What the sign post in fact said was 251 metres (circa 850 ft) above sea level, what it didn't mention was that the track was winding, unpaved and you should consider taking oxygen with you. I ...

    If Manticores Could Sing Opera

    A travel blog entry by lilyface on Jan 14, 2013

    2 comments, 18 photos

    Why, hello there! Fancy meeting you here!

    I've found my coffee shop, which I suppose means it's time to start blogging from Edinburgh. Just ran into somebody with an Oakland Athletics backpack. All brothers, take note. The arm of Bay Area baseball stretches far. This is your city.

    For the rest of you person-people:

    The long and short of it is—and really, I don't like to jump to conclusions after only mulling around here for ...

    Welcome back to the land of rain!!

    A travel blog entry by adventurescot on Jun 22, 2012

    8 photos

    ... as i was near the
    Honda dealer where I bought my wonderful Transalp from I decided to take it into
    them and tell them about the noise in the tank. However the mechanics were all
    out on lunch and so it means I will have to return another time.
    Through the city and finally on my normal road home from work and at last
    into my driveway!!! Home sweet home!! Me and my Transalp had done yet another
    long distance journey of the world.
    I was ...

    Rebus, Stuffed animals and Engineering marvels.

    A travel blog entry by markandkaty on Jul 15, 2011

    2 comments, 26 photos

    ... We also took in some non-Rebus aspects of Edinburgh’s history - the body snatching serial killers Burke & Hare, Sir Walter Scott, and the former workplace of Arthur Conan Doyles’ mentor and real-life inspiration for Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Jospeh Bell.

    We also visited the amazing Rosslyn Chapel, which dates from the 1400s and was well worth a visit (despite ...

    And My Journey Through Scotland Continues.

    A travel blog entry by michelleb918 on Nov 09, 2010

    9 photos

    ... We got to taste one of our choice and that is when I realized there is a reason I don't drink whiskey - too strong for me. Finally we were brought into a room with the largest collection of Scottish Whiskey - 3,384 unopened bottles - all different and alphabetized. There was probably about 12-20 Buchanan Whiskey bottles too. (I'm telling you - Buchanan stuff was everywhere) On our last night in Edinburgh we did a night ghost tour which we were a little disappointed about - it ...