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... times each day!! No wonder they needed this cask of rum rations.
The aft deck area is where the royals would have their patio furniture placed for sunning.
The main dinning area seats over 40 and has been host to every major dignitary from every major ...
... fees (thanks Ryanair) on the way to Ireland. I didn't want the same to happen on the way to Scotland! I went on a quest to find a post office that did international shipping. The one I found had run out of sticky tape, so I went and bought some, and then got ready to pack a box full of all the stuff I have bought, only to be told I couldn't ship liquor out of Ireland. The land of drunkards wouldn't let me send alcohol that I had brought into the country out of the ...
... the movie was great. It has had various reviews, but if you know what Baz Luhrman does, and treat the story as theatre, it is fantastic entertainment. We saw a 3D version, which in some ways takes away from the story, but the time flew, so it must have suited our tastes.
We visited ...
... Wood....yes the one Shakespeare wrote about in Macbeth ( there was a Scotish King Macbeth Shakespeare knew about)....the village of Dunkeld is a dream....we walked to the Cathedral...a beautiful structure....but it's surrounds are breath taking...lush lawns with elegant trees sloping down to a fast flowing wide river which, hit by the mid day sun...was covered in diamonds....we sat and ate a very memorable lunch on a bench seat ...
... pleasantly surprised that it was very sunny out! Blue sky and everything! I headed back toward the Old Town and passed by the Scott Monument - Sir Walter Scott was both a famous poet and then novelist and practically invented the genre of historical fiction with his book, Waverly.
Just past this monument are some gardens, Princes Street Gardens, that I chose to walk through on my way to Edinburgh Castle. It was a nice little park, and ...