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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Another early start as we had to return the rental car by 10am. I obviously don't drive fast enough - I was doing the 120kph speed limit and had numerous cars fly past me. We were at the airport quite early for our 1pm flight and our flight was delayed by over an hour so we had a lot of spare time to fill in. Eventually arrived at Edinburgh ...
... in prosciutto and served on fennel
* Cod served on a leek potato, bacon and pea soup
* Scotch Fillet steak, served with mustard cream and fried onions, and
* Lamb rump with fennel and leek
and others that I seem to have forgotten. Or at least meals that were not memorable.
Tonight I had the Cod with bacon, pea and potato and leek broth. it was nice enough, but a bit too rich. I did sample a local warm beer, that was rather too nice, but ...
... 45 pounds plus tip. And you will need your handicap certificate!
We also had a long walk along West Sands beach, where some of the running scenes from the movie 'Chariots of Fire' were filmed.
Our overnight stop was a bit of a surprise: the spot on the map was in the wrong place, and we ended up going back across the Tay Bridge, through Dundee and almost as far as Perth!
A day trip out St Andrew's way By train and then by bus A slight bit north on eastern coast 'Twas just the two of us We heard the northern sea was rough With wind gusts blowing strong We felt the breeze but tripped with ease And waves were all but gone First we stopped in for some lunch The best fries ever made Then off to sites to see it all We shivered, skipped and played The church ...
My chicken burger came. It was a piece of crumbed chicken in a roll, “the condiments are in the corner”. No wonder he doesn’t have any clients.
It had been a wonderful few hours, the weather had been great and the scenery lovely. The long chat to the bar tender reminded me how friendly and accommodating the Scots are as a nation. It was a fitting farewell to a fantastic three month sabbatical, a period that I will remember with great affection in years to ...