Shandwick Hotel & Apartments
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... we (or me) has done absolutely nothing, I have a hideous cold , and have hardly been outside, need to watch that it doesn't turn into a Chest Infection, have anti -biotics with me.
Allison and Mark are going to the Tattoo tonight, we all go on Saturday night for the finale.
An early night for me, need to get over this as there is so much I want to see and do.
Love all your comments, it means a lot to both of us
... brunch at Oink, pulled pork sandwich cafe. Delicious. Then we stopped in at the People's Story Museum, which was interesting and most importantly free. Not something worth paying for. We then headed to The Real Mary King's Close, a tourist trap of the underground city in Edinburgh. While I say it's a tourist trap, but it was fun and very well presented, and you got to see some authentic housing and working conditions of the past.
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I’m trying to think back to our days in the UK. We’ve visited London before but never visited Scotland. This time we ensured we spent some time here to experience the culture and the dramatic landscapes. Our four and a half hours train ride from London to Edinburgh was quite comfortable. A short walk from the train station got us to our Airbnb accommodation – not the nicest we have stayed in but good enough for three nights.
... that were 500 years old and stencilling over 200 years old on some walls. We learnt who lived on the different levels and why. Some of the buildings were 14 stories high at one stage with around 700 people living in this tiny little Close. Back to the cathedral cafe for lunch, then to the Children's Museum which covered 5 levels of toys dating way back. There was very little there that I recalled from my childhood. ...
... GPS not working (PANIC)
Drove around Edinburgh (they are redesigning all the streets, so everywhere was blocked off.
Eventually found a 'Curry's’” (like Dick Smith) and purchased a Tom Tom replacement cable
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