Dalkeith Guest House
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Today was incredible. Besides me hardly getting any sleep as this Palace (Yes the Dalkeith House is an 18th century palace) is an icebox, I had so much fun today. I had my first class and I have to say I was entirely interested the whole time, despite the fact that the class was 3 hours long. We had our first Scottish meal today for Burn's Night. …
For being January, Scotland is amazingly green and rather warm compared to Wisconsin; however, it did snow today and I am still frozen. The Dalkeith House is amazing! It's this old old house that I believe used to be a castle. It's huge! Yesterday we went into Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, and had a tour where we saw the Mercat Cross among …
... we were told about Scottish Parliment and people stealing the Stone of Destiny, got to see the pub Robert Louis Steveson used to throw back some drinks. All in all in very educational!
Then I had one of the must do events for Scotland... I had me some Haggis. Wasn't really that exciting, tasted alright, had a nice sauce with it and was rather filling, best thing about the experince was that the Pub had free Wifi.
As it was ...
Craziest day in Europe so far! Today was interesting to say the least. We had a guest speaker in our class and he was amazing. So funny and so informative about how things work in Scotland. Later we went to Edinburgh looking for some clubs. Turns out the clubs don't get exciting until late and even at 1 am they aren't that great on a Wednesday night. So as we're about to get on our bus these Irish guys stop to talk ...
... see some of Edinburgh’s sights.
Returned to the hotel at 10:46 and worked on my blog. Now I need to figure out my top priorities for my limited time tomorrow. This is a ridiculously quick trip, especially since I lost most of today to jetlag. That’s okay, though – I’ll strive to maximize my time tomorrow and hit some of the highlights. Then it’ll be an early start Tuesday as the return flight to Newark departs about 9 ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsDalkeith Guest House
The Dalkeith House is beautiful with a great location near Edinburgh, my only complaint is that my room is freezing. Other than that, so far so good :).
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