Ogstons on North Street
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... not that we came here to see that.
We arrived at the hotel a in the afternoon. Lately we have been checking in after the boys have been nagging for some time about dinner, so it's been a late, hungry check in.
We arrived around 3pm today and lugged all the bags up the now customary two flights of stairs.
The rooms are …
... you). One lovely thing, other than the amazing view of the castle and cathedral ruins, and the ocean, was that there any number of benches to sit and enjoy the view. So different from the Wales Coast Path. We ended our long stroll by gazing out at the beach while the tide was coming in. There is a beach by the Old Course, called West Sands, and this beach at the other end of town is called, very unimaginatively, East Sands.
... and the majority of the remainder either covered over or never uncovered, but these six remain on the surface as a reminder of why this hill is "Hallow."
The doocot, or dovecote, is a Fife speciality. Apparently there are (or were) about 360 in Scotland in medieval times, of which Fife had more then a hundred - now fewer, as they fall into disrepair or are dismantled. Because of their peculiar windowless design, and often with a structure in the ...
... the British Empire. Now, verdant is made in India and shipped world wide. After Gail and Gill had their fill of the museum we went back to camp and had a nice lunch where we discussed what activities we were going to do in the afternoon. There was one place that really I treasured us from tourist brochures and that was Scotland's Best Kept Secret - the nuclear bunker in the middle of nowhere. It was a great trip and a fabulous ...
Today we started with a "traditional English breakfast" (Eggs, sausage, mushrooms, broiled tomato, toast, cereal... and tea of course).
Sadly we finally experience some of the rain that the area is known for. Wasn't a driving rain but enough to slow us down and cool us off.
We walked to the Edinburgh Castle and spent a couple of hours looking around. Completely different experience from the Alnwick Castle. ...