BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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- Non-smoking hotel
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... needed to check in there. As we walked, and walked, and walked....and then walked some more, we found a Sainsbury's supermarket and picked up some lunch to go. Sandwiches, wraps, juices, and some lemon and carrot cake slices. Less than £9 or $18 CAD for lunch for the three of us. There wasn't any seating there which we could find, so we walked down the street and found a sheltered area to step of the rain to enjoy our lunch al fresco amid the pouring rain and bone chilling ...
... was where James Marshall, Alexander's father was buried. It was spitting and very cold and Brain and Sue did a quick survey of the older part but couldn't find the grave. It was lovely however to see the area, the gorse blooming on the hills, the oh so green grass, baby lambs and calves. It seemed a good plan to go to a nearby cafe on a farm to have a sandwich and bowl of soup as a reward. As it was so wet we decided not to go on to Kirkintilloch, but on the way back we saw ...
... to the Palace of Versailles, in that all the rooms were ordained in excessive amounts of furniture, tapestries and all other methods of showing wealth. The ceilings were all crafted in such detail, as were the bed furnishings. We really enjoyed the palace especially watching a certain Asian girl as she posed for photo after photo.
... to help him, and his wife became very indignant at him for suggesting this. Modern pharmaceuticals can be a wonderful thing, people!! Needless to say, Barb and I didn't get much sleep on the plane. I must say that the Air Canada staff went above and beyond for NN. Barb and I were coming up with all sorts of other scenarios between ourselves for her, but they really did their best for her. I've had some not-so-great flights ...
... top and had a great view of the entire parade ground.
After everyone had filed in and the clock struck 9pm, the show began.
The theme of this year's Tattoo was Returning Home. Each of the acts was from a country that had been colonised or conquered by the British and that had known the sound of thee bagpipes. There were many impressive performances, but the stand-outs were The Massed Pipes and Drums (250 of the world's finest pipers and drummers), the Singapore ...