Metro Inns Falkirk
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... up the wheel across the aqueduct and back down again. It barely feels like you're moving. The views from this area are spectacular (except for the oil refineries at Grangemouth). Friends of the Fringe Later that evening I attended a "Friends of the Fringe reception in Edinburgh. When I ordered my program, I joined the Friends of the Fringe, which included this reception with other Friends in the Virgin Money Lounge. The ...
... and for dessert we had warm apple crisp with vanilla ice cream. YUM! After dinner we sat by the fire and watched the tele. Then we were off to bed.
The next morning we got out of bed around 11am and had some Scottish breakfast...scary... The plate was filled with 1 egg, toast, bacon, sausage links, a big block of some type of meat (later found out was another type of sausage but thick and kind of tough) and a circular patty that was black. I ...
... with an exhibition hall, shop, and cafe. There is also a small port, a picnic area, water exploration park, woodland with walking paths, and there are cycle paths that run from Edinburgh to the Falkirk Wheel!
We had a great afternoon exploring this one-of-a-kind destination along with the surrounding country side!
... coffee we headed to Pitlochry for lunch. This is a very popular tourist destination and is a very pretty town. Colourful floral baskets hang from all the lamp posts. After lunch at McKays we went for a walk to check out the fish ladder where 5000+ salmon move upstream every season to spawn. Sadly we were a bit late as the fish counter showed 5023 fish had already made the journey.
Thursday night we went to see ...
... s so completely quiet, we were halfway up before I knew we had moved. It is built under the main rail line, under the roadway and next to the Roman Antonine Wall (~142 A.D.: essentially a huge ditch 37 miles long was dug and the earth removed was used to make a mound to keep out those pesky natives - like the Hadrian Wall). This is a National Heritage site. ...