BEST WESTERN Cartland Bridge Hotel
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... it was trying very hard to fine up and we actually had splashes of sunshine along the course of the cruise.
A somewhat comedic commentary about some of the landmarks was matched by the Captain of the vessel's more matter of fact descriptions. A castle here, a stately residence there, one now converted to a Hotel with a grandiose boathouse that is now a honeymoon suite!
The cruiser moored at the northern ...
... sat under the coronation chair at Westminster Abbey in London from 1296 until 1996. At that time, Queen Elizabeth agreed to return it to Scotland, on the condition that it would be returned to London for all future coronations. I remember a recent movie made about an attempted abduction of the stone, that was quite a fiasco.
The Royal Palace residency was not at all what I expected. It had wood floors, and not as grand as many other palaces I had seen ...
SUNDAY Had a really good nights sleep last night - unexpected but welcome. Early rising, early breakfast and a sunny start to the day. Edinburgh Castle on a Sunday means no one o'clock gun (apparently the Scots thought they would save money and artillery shells by opting for a one gun salute rather than the traditional twelve!). Will let the pictures tell the story today. Strolled down the Royal Mile ...
... and as Chris is finding out, loading and reloading of photos (currently on second reload). It also allows us to plan out the finer details of the day like how do we fit in clothes washing with sightseeing - domestic duties are inescapable... Well it is another weather challenged day. It did threaten to fine up for about half an hour at about 3pm but then the rain closed in again. We've learnt to ignore the weather. The focus for today was the ...
... Brittannia and Mary Kings Close. The Palace of Holyrood is the Queens residence in Scotland and is on the opposite end of the Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle. It was here that we learnt more about Mary Queen of Scots and her bad taste in men. Unfortunately for Mary her bad taste in men resulted in a brutal murder of an advisor, 3 marriages, the kidnapping and brain washing of her son and Mary being imprisoned by her cousin for ...