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... centuries. High above the river Forth and the battlefield of Stirling Bridge, the wonderful Renaissance palace was home to Mary, Queen of Scots. Much of the extensive palace has been restored to its original splendour and reopened in 2011, including the nailless hammer-beam roof in the Great Hall. A set of new tapestries in one of the rooms have taken 13 years and are still not complete. A brilliant ...
... this by gone time. The underground "vaults" proved particularly popular with Stewart and Selma. There they got to play various musical instruments and dress up in period costumes. After spending a couple of hours exploring the castle we headed back down the hill. We made it just in time to the Stirling station to catch the 5.03 pm train back to Edinburgh.
On our return to Edinburgh we ...
... to the side that had a few tourists hopping back on after seeing inside the castle. One of them was holding two halves of a coconut, banging them together as she was getting back on the bus. Something in my memory stirred..
I grabbed an audio guide and continued to wonder what it was about this place that seemed so familiar. Pressing the go button on my guide, I was startled by the sound of Graham Chapman screaming, ‘RUN AWAY! RUN AWAY!’ and laughed so loud ...
... shops and then went to the co-op food place. I only got a few basic things like some fruit, pasta, and salad, considering the fact that I'm not exactly a cook ..... yet!
When we got back to campus we relaxed for a bit and then went to a restaurant on campus called refresh. After that we went to the on campus pub and had a few drinks and then decided to go off campus to our new friend Taryn's flat. It wasn't exactly as easy as we would have thought since we still ...
... royals lived: Liz and Phil had separate single beds ; and how the sailors lived: very cramped conditions, not sure how they fitted up to 26 diff uniforms in...
Then back home on bus, dinner purchased from Sainsbury's watching a Queen's jubilee concert. Quiz: Was the Royal Jubilee 2012 or 2013? Apparently she became queen in 1952, but was not crowned til 1953...so the jubilee stuff goes on and ...
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