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- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
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... and being a family holiday home, it just had knick-knacks and extra furniture added to it, without ever being actually refurbished. I wonder if it was to the Clintons' taste, when they got to stay in the honeymoon suite, with its standard double bed.
We had lunch with the Queen (merely chronologically removed by 18 years or so) at the tea rooms on the Britannia. A little expensive, but fine. Soup and cake. And when I saw it on the menu, I remembered there ...
... here 10 days already, today is the first that fits the bill. As we head down the hill to catch the Edinburgh train, the shore opposite is shrouded in mist and from the train even this side looks silvery and mysterious.
Arriving at Waverley Station we find the capital city swathed in fog and drizzle and looking as if it is attemtping to live up to its nickname of 'auld reekie'. The exit from the station and the climb up a steep alley are ...
... the accent, am looking forward to Scotland, not as frenzied as London I feel.
We checked in, and had to be in the Lobby at 4.50pm for Meet and Greet, the beginning of our organized Scottish Tour.
Formalities dispensed with, onto our Coach to a Restaurant for the Welcome Meal, our Tour Guide is Barbara (Marion I think she is Renata in disguise - lol)
A beautiful Buffet Meal at ...
... got chatting. Turns out she used to live in Fremantle when she was younger (I can't seem to go anywhere without running into someone with a friend or relation in Perth). The costumes were splendiferous. The kids brought everything with them so had to think through their baggage, protecting the props during transit etc. School of the Arts Rochester http://www.sotarochester.org/ School of the Arts is a public secondary school ...
... of hours before venturing out for a walk around the Meadows Walk, which is quite near our apartment. The Meadows is a large public park in Edinburgh. It contains many separate areas of fields which are used by sporting clubs and for purely recreational purposes. It is bordered by the University of Edinburgh's George Square campus. The weather is getting quite cold and it is time to call it a day.
An uplifting day in a beautiful ...