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... away in Central and South America during the last nine months.
We also had a few Christmas gifts, that we had bought in Scotland, that we needed to take to Finland.
Yesterday we bought a couple of boxes to post some of the non essential stuff back to New Zealand (once we have somewhere to live and an address). The boxes seemed a good size, a little bigger than a shoe box, and they had ...
... Street Gardens.
We headed down to the bus station, right next door, to take the bus to Galashiels. It took an hour to get to outskirts of Edinburgh alone and then another 40 minutes to get to Galashiels. The bus passengers are no doubt eagerly awaiting the opening of the train service next year.
David's dad picked us up from Galashiels and drove us to Melrose where a nice homemade dinner was waiting for us. Spoilt or ...
... so we checked in for our original flight. It was fully booked too and we didn't even have seats together, the only seats left were middle seats and Maria would sit in the seat behind David.
There are two entrances into T5's Security, one at the northern end of the building and the other at the south. They have signs which tell you how busy each one is and we opted for the southern side which was supposedly half as busy as the other. It was a long ...
... about her finding her birth family. ****
Brendon Burns - An old favourite who grew up in Perth. He didn't fail to entertain. We hadn't laughed this hard since we saw his last show. Genius. *****
After the comedy we went on a Dark Side of Edinburgh tour with Sandeman's again. This one was priced at PS$10. The thing I learnt most from this tour is that Edinburgh's history is littered with cannibals. ***
The next day we went to the ...
We made our way up to Edinbrugh to swap the car for a camper on our 10 day search for the allusive Lochness Monster, Lochie. We unfortunately had a wee bump in the camper just after receiving it but carried onto our first stop in Lochlomond it was a very beautiful spot right on the water with a fantastic Scottish pub including fire place. We stayed here just for the one night with the roof vent leaking on us all night as the rain had ...
Other places to stay in Melrose
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Skirmish Hill, Melrose | Hotelfrom $99
High Street, Melrose | 2 star hotelfrom $110
Market Square, Melrose | Hotelfrom $226
Market Square, Melrose | Hotelfrom $150
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