Travel Blogs from Bathgate
Today we drove through Glencoe which is where the massacre accrued in 1692 it's beautiful scenery for such a bloody past! We then made our way to Glenfinnan to look at the monument where bonnie prince Charlie made his claim for the throne. Then we hiked up to the view point get excited Harry Potter Fans and view the viaduct bridge which features in the Harry Potter Film and we got a little excited an ...
... to report we made it the top, I should add the supremely fit Sydney Su did it in a cantor. The views once up there were spectacular and provided the perfect platform to look over the grand city of Edinburgh. After wandering around on top of the world we headed back down the hill. Our final stop on this leg of the trip was at the HMY Britannia or the Royal Yacht Britannia, the floating palace that QE2 and Prince Phil used to get around in on their holidays not to ...
... a cup of coffee and sit up the back and write all day with her baby daughter, cheaper than paying for the heating on her flat. The window she sat at overlooked the Greyfriars Kirkyard and a very ritzy private school which sits behind the Kirkyard. In the distance you can also see the Edinburgh castle and these are the views which inspired Hogwarts. Even cooler is the fact that when she was stuck for something to write used to stroll through the Kirkyard reading ...
... out the winder into the back garden. A final goodbye, a chapter closing with the turn of a door lock. Slinging everything onto our backs we made our way to the bus and airport. We were both strangely silent. The only thought being: “here we go again”
... Tour of Edinburgh which was crazy because the both of us are babies when it
comes to scary things. The tour started off with two men, one dressed at a body
collector and one as a vampire/ghost, at this point Ruby and I realized that
this was going to be more light-hearted witchery tour rather than a scary one…or
so we thought. While we walked through the streets of old Edinburgh the
vampire/ghost tour guide told us stories of the plague and ...
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