Grosvenor Gardens Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in the 1800's after the conditions within were no longer suitable for shopkeeper tenants to work in. This meant the vaults leaked water, were dark and riddled with rats and disease. Terrible and they still smelt very bad! The guide kept trying to set the scene, talking about people frequently getting 'knocked out' (fainting) and coming out with scratches and bruises etc. She also mentioned a few times that people who see or experience unusual sensations ...
... into one of the old bridges that go unseen because they have been built over. There are vaults originally intended as storage for merchants but because they were constructed of porous limestone all of the goods inside would ultimately get wet, so they were abandoned. I will admit that this portion of the evening was weird and a bit creepy. There is something fun about playing around with scary stories to an extent, but I ...
Today we tour Edinburgh Castle and Mary Kings Close, so it will be a big history day. We've decided against touring the palace here. We did Kensington already and that was good for us. Hopefully when I'm back in the states tomorrow I can get photos loaded. Edinburgh castle is awesome! It is a misty, drizzly day and everything smells clean and fresh. From the castle I hear the bustling city below, but I can't see it. There is a beautifully thick blanket of fog ...
... Ry had venison and I had salmon both very delish. With full bellies we headed back to the grass market area where we embarked on the literary pub crawl after some difficulty finding the correct meeting room. We waltz into a room thinking "oh yes this must be it" to hear "excuse me we are having a private business meeting in here"...oops... While we weren't familiar with all the famous literary figures on our tour we ...
... Gadsby getting ready for her show. Aussie celebrity spotting!
The start of the next day, was very late... Somehow time got away from us. On our way into town, we saw and waved to Dave Callan. The look on his face as he waved back indicated that he was wondering if he knew those crazies across the road.
We were running a little bit late to Alfie Moore's show. It was a nice show, about his time as a copper. It was a shame about some audience members in ...