King Robert Hotel
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After a long drive up from Cambridge last night, we set out early today as we had plenty of ground to cover. We have every intention of camping our way through Scotland, but booked a room for the first night to make sure we were well rested for the first day. Our hotel was built along the historic battlefield at Bannockburn and named after King …
... advice on the best things to do. Ingi gave us some kronur in change when we paid for our room - which is great - and Laura was delighted to see that each of the different coins has a different sea creature on it.
We had a little investigation of the rest of the hostel - one of the nicest we've ever stayed in - and found that the bathrooms were excellent, if a bit sulphurous-smelling, on account of the water, and that there was ...
... brought a map and with me navigating and Craig and Marianne helping we eventually make a couple of drop offs.
Farewell to all my fellow travellers and unfortunately I did not take a photo of the whole group which is a pity.
I am staying at a B & B near the centre of Edinburgh which is up four flights of stairs but thank heavens the owner comes down to carry my port up. Lovely room but big day so something to eat and to bed.
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... the coronations of Scottish and English royalty). One of the fun parts of the castle was visiting the prison. Many prisoners from several countries were once detained here. Our time at the castle concluded with the traditional one o'clock cannon firing. Back in the day, the regular firing allowed soldiers at the waterfront to adjust their clocks. The cannon is fired everyday except on Sundays, Easter, and Christmas. Today, the cannon is ...
Hellloooo everyone! It's been a few days since the last entry because I haven't had access to the internet. Our plane from Dublin to Edinburgh was a swift 45 minutes (felt like going up then straight down). We met up with Katie and James!!!!
We've learnt that Edinburgh has a very, very dark past. The city is centered around the Edinburgh castle which sits on top of a dormant volcano. The rest of the city is sorted into ...
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