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TravelPod Member ReviewsBurt's Hotel Melrose
A proper old man pub where we enjoyed drinks when the weather got too much for us. We had the best pint of cider while the rain lashed down on the windows outside.
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... away in Central and South America during the last nine months.
We also had a few Christmas gifts, that we had bought in Scotland, that we needed to take to Finland.
Yesterday we bought a couple of boxes to post some of the non essential stuff back to New Zealand (once we have somewhere to live and an address). The boxes seemed a good size, a little bigger than a shoe box, and they had ...
... Street Gardens.
We headed down to the bus station, right next door, to take the bus to Galashiels. It took an hour to get to outskirts of Edinburgh alone and then another 40 minutes to get to Galashiels. The bus passengers are no doubt eagerly awaiting the opening of the train service next year.
David's dad picked us up from Galashiels and drove us to Melrose where a nice homemade dinner was waiting for us. Spoilt or ...
... so we checked in for our original flight. It was fully booked too and we didn't even have seats together, the only seats left were middle seats and Maria would sit in the seat behind David.
There are two entrances into T5's Security, one at the northern end of the building and the other at the south. They have signs which tell you how busy each one is and we opted for the southern side which was supposedly half as busy as the other. It was a long ...
... some students on site for our video which will be great when we start to edit the footage. The coolest part of Melrose Abbey had to be the spot where the hear of Robert the Bruce is burried. We moved back onto the Coach and headed into the town of Selkirk! Selkirk is where lord Selkirk had travelled from when he landed in lower fort Garry This was a chance for Tyne students to grab lunch and check out the town. We had given our coach driver and your director Selkirk ...
... where David finally got to see his beloved Belted Galloways (black and white hairy cows) from the Lowood Farm.
To give David's parents a little taste of Lapland we cooked reindeer stew with mashed potatoes and lingonberry jam for dinner, washed down with some Spanish temperanillo red wine. As dessert we had "rahka" - fresh berries with whipped and sour cream flavored with vanilla.