Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

18 Holyrood Park Rd., University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH165AY, United Kingdom | 2 star hostel
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Let the Braveheart quotes begin

A travel blog entry by focksy


... so I couldn't handle more than a couple bites. Heather finished hers--what a good girl! We then went on a ghost tour which was a cool experience. Our guide, Chiara, was quite theatrical and encouraged group participation. She took us to a few spots around the city telling us various creepy stories. Then we went underground to some vaults that were discovered and excavated some time ago. It was very dark and creepy down there far ...

Suspence over....

A travel blog entry by mauveme


... work Saturdays (which I did) because.... (Refer next answer)
Hahaha Maggie, so we are now both working in a fish shop. Yum! My feet are killing me after today. And at least with the jewellery shop there was a stool and some sit-down work to do - none at the fish shop, Jacque and Gordon!

3) Figures:
I HAVE A JOB! Working for Scottish Water in their Revenue Department - keeping a database of what pipes go into what building using lots of ...

Last Day in Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by moorsey88


... br> Ok. So my computer is not working....long story! I am now forced to use hotel computers in the lobby and they are not cheap....and they are very slow. So it can be quite frustrating. So no more pics.....for now anyway!

I really enjoyed Scotland but the time has come to say good bye and get my ass to Ireland. I had a quick flight today ...

Festival Month!

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy


... wrong side of the tracks on Sesame Street" which sums it up nicely. We also attended a drama called Shakesperience that explored the depths and delights of the works of William Shakespeare. This production was performed by an American high school group and nephew Jacob's friend had a role. Fun to see someone from "home" here at the festival! We took in one other performance this month called Ginger Nation, a laugh-til-you-cry ...

Sunday and Monday in Lovely Edinburgh

A travel blog entry by rkzohm


... the 40 minute walk back to our flat was ahead of us and I thought that energy needed to be conserved for that. It is just so darn hard to do it all. With tea in our bellies and sweets as well we took to the sidewalk and headed back stopping at Waterstones book shop to buy a book each for the girls. We arrived home in time to watch the Tour de France doing their final stage in Paris. It was very exciting for Rob and I to see the peloton whiz past things that ...

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This 2 star hostel, located in the Holyrood Park area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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