The Cloister House
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... and we wore ours as well. Chad and I grabbed a quick sandwich and toured the town looking for some people to give some Selkirk Royals t shirts we had brought. We eventually found the high school and headed in to tell them who wee were and where we were from. We were welcomed in by the head teacher and she was super nice. We talked for a few minutes and then her and I posed for a photo with our royals shirts. She wished we could have stayed longer and wanted to stay ...
After a leisurely breakfast, we walked down the hill into the village for a nosey around. Melrose is actually designated a town but with only 5,000 inhabitants and a couple of streets with shops it has the feel of a village. It is also home to Melrose Abbey, one of the four main abbeys in the Border region, and said to have the heart of Robert the Bruce buried within it. The 'town' ...
... up and there is mass exodus.
We too experienced this as we didn't know until 11:10 which platform to go to for our 11:30 departure. We then joined the hub of people heading to platform 6 and we were the second carriage so easily alighted, stored our luggage and found our seats as the train pulled out at 11:29:50....no wonder all their trains run on time, they even leave a few seconds early.
Travelling by train was a good ...
... America for 6 months, so were in Europe seeing Delphine's parents in Belgium and seeing a bit of Europe before they headed off.
For the month of August, Edinburgh is transformed and taken over. The population generally triples for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. There are all types of street performers, comedy shows and of course, The Edinburgh Military Tattoo. As we had been the the Tattoo on our previous trip to Edinburgh, we decided to ...
... which looks out over the North Sea. It was a pretty town. We parked next to the main street and went into a restaurant nearby. We changed Emma and had a drink and scone while I gave Emma her afternoon tea.
We left there at 4.00pm and just two minutes down the road we arrived at the Scottish border. I got Matt to stop so I could take some photos. It was pretty fun seeing the sign because obviously we don’t have that kind of ...
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