Dunstane House Hotel
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Hello, it's Darcie,
Today Mum and I went Shopping in Princes Street, we went Matalan, Debnamhas and Primark.
At Matalan I got a pair of shoes for 2 pounds which is about 4 Dollars I think over in Australia.
I got 3 pairs of Earings and they are D's. I got a little handbag to carry my things in and I got ...
Breakfast at the hotel proves to be lovely with fresh fruit yoghurt and warm baguette. Out to find the Oxford pub, frequented by Rebus, character in Ian Rankin novels that Peter reads. On the way we pass the 'Georgian House' off Charlotte Square from the group designed by Robert Adams; its now a National Trust property beautifully presented with a fabulous video, imagining life around 1800 with ...
... last bit! It was pretty much super steep winding stairs up the side of the mountain! Like the you-yangs, but like, ten times as steep! I had to stop quite a bit, but I was determined to make it to the top!! We'd come so far! We eventually got to the top of that section, then had to walk across a grassy plain to the final hill to get to the top. This was the hardest bit of the lot! There wasn't really one determined path, you just had to pick whatever looked easiest and literally ...
... south towards Edinburgh. We stopped at the coast and the Forth of Firth to get a close–up view of the two large bridges. Both are pretty impressive structures, but the older railroad bridge is of particular interest. The rail bridge was begun in 1883, took 7 years to complete, cost the lives of 63 men and nearly 3.5 million pounds of metal and used 10 times as much steel as the Eiffel Tower. It was deliberately chosen to look strong, due to the collapse ...
... of S.J. Peploe, Max Ernst and Salvador Dali, there were two works of our national pride, René Magritte as well. Ever since I visited the Magritte museum in Brussels last year, I'm a "big fan" of him.
That was it for this weekend though. But without a doubt I can tell you about new sightseeing activities again next weekend.
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking