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... the end. Once out of the tunnel everything was fine again. He did try it another couple of times to see if experience made any difference, it didn't - only closing your eyes seemed to.
With the fun and games behind us, we were back to the tourist trail on the Royal Mile. We had a look inside St Giles Cathedral, it's a very ornate building with lots of interesting stone carvings. Inside the Thistle Chapel it was even more so, lots ...
As far as long haul flights go, this British Airways one from Buenos Aires to London Heathrow wasn't too bad. The flight was going to be about half an hour early so the lights came on about 4am for the crew to serve some breakfast.
In the end, the plane arrived about 15 minutes early in Terminal 5. We'd never been in this terminal before, the flight to Cancun at the beginning of our trip had left from Gatwick. The terminal was huge and took us ages to ...
... fort and then saw the wall as it went off into the distance. As i was heading back to the coach
parking lot a lot of sheep were wandering around, there was lots of them.
Back on the bus we headed back to Edinburgh via making a rest stop at another town with a ruined abbey. Back in Edinburgh i walked back up to the royal mile, then had dinner at burgers and beers – gourmet burgers and nice beers. I then got ghost tour ticket ...
... and the views were spectacular. Something I'll never forget.
Next it was off to the famous Melrose Abbey. The Scottish Borderlands contained 4 Ancient Abbeys, that were started by Monks, back in the 1100's. They were gradually added on to, in the middle ages, and became majestic symbols of Scottish power. Thus, the British saw them as objects that must ...
... enough time to have a look around, but to our surprise the lady at counter said it closed in October and wouldn't open again until April. However she advised we could go up to the balcony, which gave us a nice view of the what I would call castle rather than a mere house.
Since we had time on our hands, we drove on to Selkirk and visited Lochcarron - producer of tartans. Being ...
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