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Sad goodbyes with Sam's family saw us board a flight to Edinburgh to visit my cousin and her adorable daughter Maya for a few days. Unsurprisingly we were greeted by rain which thankfully turned to sunshine the following day. Making the most of clear skies we strolled down Princess St, through the gardens, where I got stung by a pesky wasp, and up to Calton Hill for views over the city and out to sea. With the Edinburgh Festival in full swing ...
... coast of Scotland, and the mecca of golf. Our coach traveled around the city and Carmel pointed out the main parts of town, such as the ruins of St. Andrews Cathedral. They seemed very interesting, but I had more important things on my mind. Have I mentioned that the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754 and regarded as the worldwide “home of golf” is located here? Alright, so like a large majority of the human population, I ...
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Lighting a fire, in a yurt, with Russian vodka.
Watching Andy try to chat up the 2 women in my train carnage. He didn't know they were lesbians.
Visiting a Mongolian family.
Lightning storms in Venezuela.
Sunsets in the desert.
Running an uphill section of the Inca trail.
... to be believed) . . . in the grand sitting room, bedside the fire . . . with a glass whiskey beside me. We are back to London tomorrow for one more night and then we are off for home - hardly being able to believe that we had been in Rome (eating the meals of our lives) then bouncing around London and then in stunning Scotland wondering around windswept castles and discovering lost family. A truly special, once in a lifetime adventure. Good Night. - ...
... class: illegitimate sons got power, yo. You know how our country is basically run by the 20 something interns who tell their senators what to vote for before Senate meetings (says the conspiracy theorist)? Well, medieval Europe was basically run by *******s. Exaggeration alert, sort of.
So that's about that by way of my life this past week. I move on to bigger and better things in….
PART II: WHERE WE GET AN IN DEPTH LOOK AT EDINBURGH ...