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... third day of true summer weather in Edinburgh, so we grabbed an ice cream and enjoyed the park in true European style.
We then caught the bus from Princess Street and headed out of town to Roslyn Chapel, the now famous chapel from Dan Brown's DaVinci Code. I have to say the little chapel lived up to all the hype and then some. I have been in some magnificent cathedrals all over Europe from Spain to Italy and Germany, and Roslyn is truly ...
... to the stone structures that
dominate Edinburgh’s Old Town. There are other old cities built mostly of
stone, but the dark gray of most of Old Town Edinburgh’s buildings give in a
solid and solemn appearance. Some of the historic structures, of course, date
from before the protestant Reformation, but the cold gray stone also reflects the
dour and severe outlook of the Calvinist Presbyterian faith that dominated
Scotland for centuries. The ...
The next morning we were off to the Highlands on a Haggis tour with old friends, another Shenstone and now many new friends. On the first misty morning I could see stairway's leading into the heavens on our way to Loch Ness, stopping to see the beautiful river and forrest where Peter Pan was inspired in Dunkeld.
After the sun set (at 3:30) we got to frosty Fort Augustas to see a Highland Sword show with Sexy Ken, who brought along Mel ...
... The 4D ride includes smells and feels that the process gives off.
At the end of the barrel ride we were taken into a room that had a long table with glasses and cards at each seat. The card was a touch and sniff card that gave off the general scent of whisky for each region of Scotland. The scents varied ...
... decided to indicate it's battery was running out of electrons! Thank goodness for the GoPro being suitably charged & functional! Needed to warm up so took ourselves off to the café for a coffee & apricot slice thingy followed by caramel & marshmallow chocolate thingy's! Had a bit more of a wander around the castle. Saw the Queen's jewels & slab of throne rock! Visited a few tourist shops & purchased a number of items. Walked to Princess Street where we ...