Princes St East Backpackers

Address: 5 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH22AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Castle Rock, Balmoral Spa, Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, and MacTours City Tour.
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    Edinburgh, Scotland

    A travel blog entry by parkerjudy on Jun 06, 2015

    ... Holyrood Palace, old medieval town and new Georgian town where houses were built three stories high with a basement and an attic) wandering around the main commercial streets, ever ready to run for cover from the weather. Our major impression - why would anyone want to live here? Drab buildings and fierce weather and sausages and mash that were disgusting. We decided to 'pass' on the haggis and neeps. The castle is impressive, ...

    A Royal Holiday

    A travel blog entry by rickandluann on Sep 27, 2014

    2 comments, 58 photos

    ... 8217;s ancient (dating from the ninth century) coronation stone. The British swiped it in 1296 and kept it under the coronation throne in Westminster until it was finally returned to Scotland in 1996 on the condition that it be returned to Westminster for use at all future ...

    Edinburgh Day 2

    A travel blog entry by simon-g on Aug 06, 2014

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    Went to Linlithgow Palace which we really enjoyed even got a free tour from a lovely young lass in period costume - actually better than it sounds. Then visited "The Wheel" a pretty impressive piece of engineering where they can raise boats onto the canal. Followed by Stirling Castle & the Wallace Monument before a pub dinner near the beach at Portobello before we crashed out. Jet lag catching up with ...

    Little Scientists

    A travel blog entry by calmfrank on Apr 15, 2014

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    ... and Nick made slime and Tom got got program a Lego robot.
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    Last night

    A travel blog entry by janetanne on Jan 28, 2014

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    ... to say cheerio for now! I am homeward bound tomorrow and arrive in Perth on Friday. The absolutely delightful Sarah is taking me to the airport and Sandra is meeting us there.  There's going to be tears !!!   I have learnt the weak can never forgive as forgiveness is an attribute of the strong along with vulnerability.   I don't care how long it takes me but I am going to be somewhere beautiful.  Janet. ...