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 ...
... huge amounts of bamboo every day, should i imagine make for a lonely lifestyle, and if you had to get all the bamboo down your neck just to keep going then there isn't going to be time to do much else apart from sleep and poo.
We were allowed a 10 minute audience with the pandas and i was glad we were first in as the glass had not got time to fog up and the pandas were still in a good mood for their audience with us, later on ...
... around all day, the walk home seemed a bit longer than the last few times. I got home and Christiana had gone out to another party, she left me the house number where she went but I was exhaustd so I layed down on my bed and promptly fell asleep, I didn't even take my coat off. I woke up and it was dark out, so i decided to stay home and have a lovely relaxing bath, with a tea and candles and music. Their tub is awesome, longer than my claw foot and I think deeper too :) Anyway ...
... for most of the day taking pictures and reading about the history of how Scotland freed itself from British control. At one spot in the grounds they've built a memoral for scottish people who served in the wars and lost their lives, in this section you're not allowed to take pictures out of respect to the people. Well, I hadn't seen the sign and wasn't even really thinking and snapped a shot of James (I didn't even want a picture ...
... Upon enquiry, a local policeman on guard at the Scottish parliament house said it wasn’t worth a visit inside but after visiting the Dynamic Earth centre behind it we are now not sure if he meant that building too. Certainly not worth the entrance fee..but you live and learn. It was now peak hour and not a good time for one to drive into the centre of Edinburgh so we caught the 44 bus to Balerno ( a route ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking