Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh
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... it refused to leave his grave for 14 years until its eventual death. In honor of his loyalty the people of Ediburgh gave him a statue. This, to me, represents perfect proof of why dogs are better than cats.
In the evening we relaxed at the pub nursing our drinks while chowing down on steak and ale pie. I also persued the internet for kilt related humor, in honor of my new vestiment, and will repeat the best joke I found here to end this post. Warning ...
... list could go on for quite a while! It is also home to St. Margaret's Chapel which was built in the 1100's!! The view of Edinburgh from the tower walls was phenomenal….you could see everything in every direction….I suppose that was the idea though….see your enemies coming from miles away! We left only moments before closing and headed back down the Royal Mile where people had already started gathering for the Olympic celebration!
Tuesday 13/3: Edinburgh Castle + Whisky Tour + The Witchery for dinner
The day looked less ominous and much less windy this morning so we braved the elements and set out for an early walk around the historic old town cobbled streets.
We then headed up to Edinburgh Castle near to the 10am opening time and spent about 2 hrs wandering around this ancient place. St Margaret's Chapel is considered to be the ...
... city. Depending on what part of the Castle you are looking at the age varies with it ranging from 12th to the 20th centruy.
Another unique aspect of Edinburgh is the Royal Mile, which stretches from Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood House. Now Holyrood House is the official Scotish residence of the Queen. I’m not sure how much she goes there, if at all, but Edinburgh ...
... the brilliant Tim Key show to us) and Janine also bumped into former work colleague Holly and school friend Sam Gough, his wife Nina and their new twins.
Apart from the shows themselves, it’s great fun to just explore the venues, many of which have multiple levels and you often feel vaguely voyeuristic, like you’re walking somewhere you shouldn’t be.
The festival gives the ...
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