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Travel Blogs from Glenrothes
... not enjoying the weather at all.
Stopping for another drink and a dry out at one of the cafes we found some other penguins out in the rain after, but they seemed to be the only candidates for outside living in the rain.
At this point we headed back to the apartment as it was o wet still, but it was great to see the pandas and i have the excuse of having to go back to see the animals that were hiding from the rain.
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 ...
From the Castle we made our
way down Royal Mile which is the main street in old Edinburgh with lots of
little pubs and souvenir shops where you could buy everything Scottish, from
tartan kilts to Scottish shortbread. After lunch we decided to go to the
Scottish National Museum, which was by far one of the highlights of Edinburgh.
It had three stories, the first floor being stuffed animals the second being
different cultures and ...
“Oh, the Mains are Clan Gunn.”
“No really; I’ll show you.” And he promptly produced three different tomes on the Clans of Scotland and indeed, each one supported his contention that the Main family was a part of Clan Gunn.
And all of this fell in with what I had learned of Scottish history – great-grandmother Euphemia Main ...
... dinner of cullops on a plate, which are medallions of Angus beef in a rosemary and port sauce. Also, vegetables and a bottle of Malbec wine. For pudding, Anne had butterscotch terrine and Diann had chocolate mousse infused with scotch. By the way, after careful scrutiny, we discovered we had a thermostat in our room in plain sight, so no open window tonight! ...