Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
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The weather today is 65 and overcast with sprinkles on and off all day.
We started the day with a tour provided by The Real Mary King's Close. This tour company takes you on an underground tour of the four closes (narrow lanes) that were partially demolished and buried under the Royal Exchange when it was built in 1753. In about 1875 the …
We landed at the Edinburgh airport at 10AM, 3 hours late. Our driver met us and we were quickly off to the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel which is located just off Princes St. in the heart of Edinburgh. The weather today is muggy and 73 with scattered clouds.
We haven't been in Edinburgh since 2001 and it hasn't changed much. It is still an …
Day 18: Edinburgh
Edinburgh is one of the most architecturally beautiful cities in the world. After breakfast we met our local guide, Stewart, to tour the key sights in the city. Our tour bus took us along The New Town streets with their beautiful Georgian architecture and wide avenues. Some streets were curved reminding us of the city …
Day 17: Inverness - Edinburgh
This morning we drove from Inverness to Edinburgh through the middle of the country. We enjoyed a morning tea and display of the ancient art of falconry at the Hilton Dunkheld. Falconry, known as the sport of Kings, dates back almost 4,000 years. Three different birds of prey showcased their skills flying …
We did some sleeping in today. This has been a whirlwind tour of the United Kingdom and we are exhausted. But once we finally got moving we hit up the local starbucks to get our edinburgh mug - a traveling tradition and began the day with a very grande cup of coffee.
We headed for the royal mile and just wandered. It was wonderful. We …
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