Princes St East Backpackers
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... food!, I went to a tiny local pub and had a whiskey. Putting all the knowledge I'd learnt from Josh to good use I managed to get myself the strongest whiskey in the pub and almost died choking on it. For someone who knows a bit about whiskey, I'm not that bright when it comes to drinking the stuff. I decided after one whiskey (and the Bailey's some old lad got me) it was time for bed, so I trudged home and enjoyed my final night in a four bed dorm on my own...it's so nice. Lisa ...
... these places?London - yes I would go back in a heartbeat, so many things we didn't get to see as we ran out of time.Paris - it was a beautiful city but wouldn't rush backDublin - again was nice to visit but wouldn't hurry backEdinburgh - beautiful city and lots to see, would love to come back
5. What has surprised you?- a woman wearing a burkah with a mobile phone tucked into the side of it talking etc - hands free- a guy on a motor bike with his mobile phone tucked ...
... daughter Sally) before cycling through the beautiful city which was bathed in sunlight.
The one thing we learnt from the day was that Edinburgh's roads are the worst in the UK! A patchwork of different Tarmac 'improvements', each section was either sunken or had a gaping hole ready to devour any bike that passes over it. God knows how we made it out of the city with no buckled wheel or puncture, but we did.
Accommodation: Sally and Ali's flat
... then through a "wee lane" to try to get tickets to the Royal Military Tattoo, which takes place at Edinburgh castle, but they were sold out both times we went to the ticket office.
We needed lunch quite desperately by this time, so we checked out the Standing Orders pub Eva had suggested. It used to be a bank and you can see the vaulted ceilings in the picture. The food is very cheap there, but unfortunately the quality sort of matches ...
... happens when you start to delve into these things, they tend to become way more complicated than they need to.
In the end we came to the conclusion that we were playing for luxury and a touch of class rather than pure glitz on the kind of scale that only America can do. We also opted for a non-casino hotel as we thought that with everything we are planning a little oasis of calm would be nice to retreat too.
After much consideration we booked ...