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... red onion chutney, salad and chips. Everything was very good. We walked back up the Royal Mile stopping to see some salsa dancers and a violinist. We also found a heart made of bricks on the pavement. This is the spot of the old cities jail where harsh punishments were given. To this day people still spit on that heart. We heard the beginning of the Tattoo and saw the fireworks that start if off. Then we headed back to the hotel for bed.
... and I mean if the sun peaks out through a hole for 10 minutes. This is what we would call a bad winter day in the Bay of Plenty and accordingly we are finding it a bit cold and getting over it after 5 days in a row. Vanity is even appearing as I think I am loosing my Greek tan!
Having had a very English moan about the weather we did enjoy another upper class breakfast of a cheese toastie with courgette, spring onion, egg ...
... as they did a good job of convincing their manager to let us through without that precious printed page. Holyroodhouse is a superb palace, and whilst I was a little disappointed that the Queen wasn't there in her apron serving up tea and scones with a cheeky smile for everyone who turned up, I can understand why. She's a busy lady, after all. The building itself is stunning. The sheer elegance of the silverware, the pure history of the portraits, ...
... We views art by Thomas Rowlandson. His work was mainly caricaturists.
The best thing about Christmas in Europe is the Christmas markets. Although the Vienna markets had more of a variety of stands, the Edinburgh markets were pretty impressive. Their stands consisted of Christmas décor, candy, coffee (we bought alot), toys and food/beverage. Edinburgh had two markets, one Scottish and one German. The German one was larger and had ...
... they were a fair amount more than the $500 Canadians are allowed to bring back from abroad so he was forced to leave them behind!). We ended up arriving at the National Portrait Gallery in time for lunch. We have found the galleries and museums along our way to be not only a huge cultural immersion for us all but also a consistently good place to eat and use clean washrooms. The added bonus is when they are located in great buildings. The National ...