Princes St East Backpackers

5 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH22AA, United Kingdom | Hostel
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A taste of Scotland.

A travel blog entry by jlford

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Edinburgh is amazing. Unbelievably amazing. The city is divided into two main areas… Old town and New town. Old town centres around one street, the Royal Mile which stretches between two royal places: one, Holyrood Palace where the queen stays on her visits to Edinburgh, and at the top end, an old castle. Now the castle kind of looms over the …

Fort William and Glen Nevis

A travel blog entry by debrahuntley

... she would have snapped an arm the way she fell), however she came up laughing. I have been thinking it is a bit odd that there has been so little wildlife, just that group of reindeer a few days ago. Hardly even any birds. I have really enjoyed the walks, must do this again. The al fresco picnic lunches have also been good, lovely raspberries and cheese and bread. On ...

Blog blog blog

A travel blog entry by janetanne

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... we both partook in a pint of Thistle Cider made right here in Scotland. So fully satiated we decided to head back in to the village to partake of a coffee before jumping on the bus (NO not a yellow one RC) to go home.

The Forth Bridge photos were taken as Adam and I headed north in our hire car. More photos and stories about that next time.


"Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving." —Khalil Gibran
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Grassmarket: Home Sweet Home!

A travel blog entry by eric.suzy

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... hanging post. Fortunately, the last hanging here was in 1784. More recently, in the 1820s, the famous body snatchers Burke and Hare killed Grassmarket neighbors and sold them to the medical school as cadavers for dissection! It's a grizzly past. The neighborhood is much nicer now ;)

Luck has been on our side since we arrived, we were once told Scotland only gets about 3 days ...

The Castle on the Hill

A travel blog entry by annhobbs

... a gale. It would have been good to walk about, but Blaire's shoes had been giving her a problem, and she has nearly gone through half the moles skin I brought. I am glad I put all of it in. The views from the park were great. You could see the city and see Arthur's seat quite well. The park is an ancient volcano, and I thought it looked obvious to me it was. But not how old. Well it was very old. From the park we drove West along the bay, or the Firth of Forth. I wanted to see ...

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This hostel, located in the New Town area of Edinburgh, is near Balmoral Spa, Castle Rock, Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, and MacTours City Tour.
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