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... and they were subject to much cannon fire over the years, and not much is left of them today. Even with what is left today, they are magnificent structures, simply breathtaking.
Robyn and I got up early one morning, and went for a walk, and enjoyed a crystal clear Scottish morning, and a trip to the local bakery. Yum.
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... the start of a huge brawl with loads of people looking on. It turns out it is traditional game called Hand Ba' (handball) played annually by the town locals. With an apparent lack of rules, the objective is for the Uppies and Doonies (people from the top end of town and the bottom end of town) to get the ball to their opponents end of the town. The ball is recent modification to the ...
... We took the A road turnoff / Junction 13 to Edinburgh and found it was the scenic route. We had swapped driving after a services stop and when I saw a sign for an ancient stone hill fort I decided we would drive up to see it. It had magnificent views from the top which of course is the prime reason for it being built there! There was a Scottish Military Shooting Range in the valley behind the hill and a sign said no photos but I was taking one ...
... a little. This hotel is in about the best location for everything! It was the hottest day this year in the UK too! Went to the phone store and got a sim card in case I need a phone. Then wandered around the Walter Scott monument - never seen anything quite like it. . The National Gallery of Art is ...
Rick and I have come to the conclusion that there are 3 things that are stressful in the UK. We call it the 3R's. Roads, ( very very bumpy ) Round-A- Bouts ( they are everywhere ) and Rain .
The man of the house is happy tonight, good TV reception and he is watching the soccer. All he needs now is a cup of tea and he will be purring for the rest of the evening. Got to go, have to put the kettle on and make tea. See you tomorrow.
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