BEST WESTERN Philipburn Country House Hotel
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After a sumptuous Scottish Breakfast at Novotel where two bus loads of travelers were off on Trafalgar Tours, I made my way down the road to Hex The Techie People. No Fix No Pay. Lo and behold ! Dom's partner had appeared to fix the problem whereby all Blogs are working, being delivered and now updated to present. Tonight we have a meet and greet with Trafalgar Tour Best ...
... happy. Hahah. Back on our next bus and on to Amsterdam. The wifi sucked again but we chose better seats this time at the front of the bus and I'm glad we did. We got to watch the bus pull onto the Chunnel train. So cool. We were sitting on a bus, riding a train and underwater all at the same time. My ears were popping like crazy but thirty minutes later we were in France. Stop after stop throughout Europe and now we are finally close to Amsterdam and my ...
... pubs. At the first pub we were all chatting away and Kate headed off to the toilet, next minute Glen got tapped on the shoulder by some random asking "are you Glen? - Kate has hurt herself and wants you". Both Kelly and I sprinted as fast as we could to find Kate sitting on the landing half way up the stairs. She had slipped and sprained her ankle, Silly girl. She managed to hobble back to the hostel (apparently it was not that sore not sure if all the alcohol ...
... English team in the Scottish league!
Since we are on a rail saga you should know that the town is dominated by the Royal (so decreed at the opening by Queen Victoria in 1850) Border Bridge. A 659 metre long viaduct carrying the London to Edinburgh trains over the Tweed river at Tweedmouth. It has 28 stone arches each 18m wide and carries the railway 121 feet (37m) above the river Tweed. ...
... Ian, thankfully chatted away as well. Before we know it, its really late, and Ian has work in the morning. We catch our bus and back to the camp we go. Luckily the driver is able to tell us which stop to get off at, we find that not all the drivers know so well.
The oven in the motorhome isn't working right, it goes out after a couple of minutes, and so we have it booked in to be fixed the day after arriving in Edinburgh. Anna kindly meets us at ...