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Up early and catch the bus into the city, then trek up to Edinburgh castle, Very impressive which is just as well as it was a bloody hard slog up the hill to get there!! We do a half hour tour with a castle guide which give you the history overview and showed you where things were, We then spent a couple of hours wandering and exploring the castle, visiting the crown jewels and different parts of the castle, We make our way back ...
... immersion suits we will need for the North Atlantic crossing coming up in the next week or so.
We spent the evening catching up with friends Wendy and Stevie (three years' worth), chatting late into the night until our eyes couldn’t stay open any longer. We have yet to get into our routine…. Including blog writing!
Tuesday, a day with Stevie and Wendy. They collected us mid-morning ...
I have learnt a lot over the past 9 months about not expecting anything from anyone. Anything that needs to be done needs to be earned or done by myself and only by me.
Or it won't get done.
Even then...come on..it's me, still won't get done.
There are times like Christmas, that even though you don't expect to get anything, you expect that you will have a wonderful day regardless.
But what if someone came ...
... and churches and heaps of castle-like buildings, some of which are now converted pubs and casinos. Stumbled across this beautiful old graveyard alongside a church, right in the heart of town. Walked around in the drizzle, taking photos of surnames that I recognised. Lots of 'Bruce' names ( my mum's family name) and also found a 'Moir' and a 'Troup.' This was a very old graveyard as most of the buried died late 1700s thru to ...
... about leaving her, I will cry. Anyway, I have about 13 hours before I have to head to the airport at an ungodly hour of the morning. I haven't packed yet so I guess I'd better get that done and then try to have a nap. For those of you at home...I am looking forward to seeing you...for those here, I hate leaving you!
I will leave you with some parting shots of beautiful Aberdeen. Enjoy!
Love to you all,
Thanks for taking this trip with me.