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... I have trained my butt off several times a day and, what I love most, is that I have laughed my head off - EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. I was a little nervous for the week-long rowing training camp because I hadn't been training with the rowing team as much as I did last semester and so I hadn't talked to most rowers in a while and was quite rusty technique-wise. Nevertheless, I started the week excited because this week of rowing training was held ...
... in the tea rooms. The miniature soldiers on display are in the same formation as the parade at Queen Elizabeth's coronation in 1953. And the rooms in the dolls house are replicas of the rooms inside the castle. From there we headed off to St. Andrews which amongst other things is famous for its golf course. To our surprise we were able to walk through the golf course which was a very busy golf course. ...
... the water is so soft.
There are often baths - in the case of our flat, for example. But the hot water for the bath comes from a separate geyser, some distance away from the bath, and it has cooled to lukewarm by the time it reaches the bath via some elaborate system of pipes left over from the Romans (or Picts, if north of Hadrian's Wall); also, in our flat, there was something very strange about the drainage and the bath drain had the most immense difficulty ...
... the certain whisky. From here we carried on and arrived in Edinburgh at approx. 7pm. Now you will be pleased to know we also booked this accommodation in advance. We found a hotel on the main Street of Edinburgh for only £59 per night. We thought this was very strange, as The Fringe Festival was on at this time and the city was very busy. The room was also very cheap for the main Street! We arrived at the Easy Hotel. As soon as we opened the ...
... for some supper. The locals recommended the White Hart Inn, the oldest pub in Edinburgh. Apparently back in the day Robert Burns would frequent the pub for perhaps a tankard of ale or a dram of scotch. Maybe he even wrote some of his famous poetry in the pub that we still read today. We had Haggis, which was delicious!! Seriously! Had to have it. Then we had Bangers and Mash. We are trying to immerse ourselves in as much day to day culture as possible. I enjoyed a sweet ...