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Travel Blogs from Glenrothes
... as many beds as they could in there! We found the few empty beds that were left, dumped our stuff and went out to grab some food. We walk up and down a few streets, seeing what was around. There were massive tram works on the streets around our hostel, so all the streets were fenced off, so to even cross the street we had to walk down quite a way. But it was still kind of pretty, all the buildings were really old on the top, with the shopfronts down below. The place ...
We took a walking Waking tour and ended up with a box of Krispy Kreme's each : )!! I Ate beef and ale pie with mashed potatoes and it was phenomenal!! Castle it was beautiful and we managed to see the canon go off at 2pm. This was used in the olden days to keep sailors up to date with the correct time, before they set out to sea. It's Raining cats and dogs... People would dispose of their deceased animals by throwing them out the window into the water ...
After 3 loads of washing and hoping that it would dry, as the sun was shining but still chilly, Maureen and I headed into Edinburgh. Finding me some gloves and a nice warm scarf plus my jacket we were ready for the elements. We took a good ole Hop On - Hop Off bus and got the speil about the various sights around the city. Saw the Edinburgh Castle from many angles. Quite a sight to see. They were taking down all the seating that was ...
... I believe it was) decided that all future rulers of Scotland would be crowned on the stone, and that wherever it lay, there would be the seat of Scotland's power. In true Scottish vs. English fashion the Enlgish took the stone and kept it for several centuries under the throne in Westminster...which was technically fair since at that point they had rejoined with Scotland...but either way, the stone was not returned to Edinburra castle until ...
Our first stop was still on the Scottish side at Jedburg a rather pretty little town and its famous ruined Abbey.
.......... then up, up, up over the Cheviot Hills into England.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center