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... the state rooms and entertaining spaces, used previously by other royals and also now by the Queen on her visit to Holyroodhouse.
Following the Palace, we visited the the Scottish Parliament. Newly opened in 2004, it was quite a contrast from the traditional Westminster Houses (British Parliament), built hundreds and hundreds of years ago. Architecturally designed to be one of the most ...
... watch towers and about a 30 column monument.
We climbed them and spent awhile there.
Oh and your going to be so jealous that we saw the hosts of Britans Got Talent and Simon Cowell.
Then we went home and had cake.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM!!!
Today we went to a museum but it is one that is better then the other ones.
There are a couple of different areas we went to but we didn't go to all of ...
It was continuing to rain so we made a bee line for the New Scottish Parliament building and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The Palace of Holyroodhouse has played a central role in Scotland’s history ever since its foundation as a Augustian monastery by King David I of Scotland nearly 900 years ago. Rebuilt by James V of Scotland to include a large tower and a new west front. The Palace was to become the home of his daughter, Mary, Queen of Scots, and ...
... break....so naturally we returned to the pubcrawl that was so successful the night before. It was even better the second time round ! We partied with our Canadian friends some more and I met a lovely German girl and got to spend some time with her watching Germany defeat the USA in the world cup.
Our final day was spent having a picnic in the park in the centre of the city, before having to pack for ...
... Monet and Dega. The boys stay close and are not only behaving but interested in some of the pieces. We do not linger too long, so as not to test their patience.
We have Lebanese for dinner in the old city, a relief from the fried English and Scottish fare we've been getting, before catching the bus back to our hotel. The boys love the double decker city bus. They take the front seats and watch the city pass by, eagerly awaiting the time they get to hit the stop button for our ...