Princes Street East Youth Hostel
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... Edinburgh and I really recommend it. There are also ghost walks through the old closes of Edinburgh and underground dungeons from the pas that I have heard are really fantastic but not for the faint hearted (like me!) Just be prepared for Scotland's infamous and unpredictable weather conditions, especially when on the open top bus! Saying that this summer in Edinburgh has actually had its sunny spells!
When it comes to pubs ...
... chick who taught us heaps of fun facts about Edinburgh. Back in the day, before plumbing and sewerage systems, people would empty the contents of their bed pans out the window of their homes which, in the populated city of Edinburgh, were often several stories high. It became a nuisance to people walking up and down the very narrow streets to always be on the look out, dodging incoming undesirables. So, it was decided that a time would be set each evening that was nominated to ...
... there are numerous live performances and activities and the
Scottish take every opportunity to pay out the English as has been the
case for centuries.
So we head off down the Royal Mile, visits numerous
churches, interesting buildings, visit a textile mill where Scottish
tartans are being woven, wander the parks and start to head back to our
hotel. Andrew needs a swim, his back is slowly coming good and the exercise helps. ...
... different airport than me. We said our goodbyes and I walked to the bus stop. The bus took me directly to the airport. Heathrow is without a doubt the best airport I have flown out of. They really have their act together. I found my gate, boarded, and settled in for another 8 hours on a plane. I sat next to a lovely elderly couple from center city who just returned from Malta. I watched the movie "Place Beyond the Pines" which was pretty good, and fell asleep. I attempted to eat ...
... a bench on the crowded platform, settled down to knit, then something caught my eye and I reached for my camera.... And it WASN'T THERE!!! I remembered taking it off my shoulder as I got on the bus; I must have put my bag on top of it and in my haste to get off and run for the train, just left it behind.
Phoned lost property and, as always, got a thoroughly nice man who said the bus would be back at St Andrews at about 10:30 and they'd check it for me, but ...