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Edinburgh was an overnight stop-off for us before we head north into the Scottish Highlands. Breakfast on Wednesday morning offered the same food as the other hotels we had stayed in with one exception - Black Pudding. Chris added a piece of Black Pudding to her plate but Bruce decided that it wasn’t something he was going to eat.
After breakfast we walked the kilometre to the Hertz Office where we picked up the hire car we ...
... stolen and loud music and snoring men. But today, a hostel was our only option, and slightly cheaper on us too. I am glad we stayed here. It is clean, the dorm rooms aren't too bad, we can cook for ourselves and it's easier to pack lunches in a place teaming with other budgeters. What's more, people are pretty friendly and it's a good place to get to know other people. Today my four bedroom dorm was only used by me and a Swiss girl (who wasn't altogether friendly or tidy, but was ...
... the most. We also went to the Bow Bar (awarded to be the best whiskey bar I n Edinburgh with 220 different whisky) before and after the tour to get a broader range of tasting in and so far for me: the smokier and peatier the better, although I liked most of what I tasted (if anyone is looking for Christmas presents...). I couldn't have possibly gotten a more local experience if I tried. The ...
... blah blah my cappuccino is a disgusting mottling of cold coffee particles floating in a swamp of damp foam now!!!! I used to be such a nightmare you know...the whole topsy-turvy sleeping, partying, arguing, working, running myself into the ground thing did absolutely nothing for my inner zen.
We left and I made a fervent promise to myself to avoid all future contact, spending the weeks preluding ...
... on-Spey and I am sure it is a lovely town but it was too cold to do too much exploring other than to find the entrance to Grant Castle and take a snapshot. This castle is now privately owned (not by a Grant) and is not open to the public so this is the closest we could get.
Our accommodation for the night was just down the road at a place called Duthil and this is very significant in the history of the Grant Clan as it is where many of the Grants are buried and ...
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