The Mariner Hotel
Travel Blogs from Aberdeen
... service in the US? We ate at a second indian place the second day as well and it was the same type of service. I even was given a rose as I was leaving! Come on US, you need to step up! After dinner we headed back to our hotel. I decided to stay back and do homework, while the others went out pub hopping. But I could still hear the fun from my window. Drunk Scottish men sure love to sing!
Sunday was a pretty laid back day. Perla and I headed over to the Maritime Museum ...
... that it was easier to skate in them that take steps. It was ridiculous!
Once I was on the ice, everything I had learnt in Hobart came back to me and I was gliding across the ice like an ice...not princess...an ice...something a bit less than a princess.
This was until i forgot that I had a tow-pick and that if it touched the ice, I would have every chance of face planting.
And let me tell you.
It was not a fall to knees and then a little skid kind ...
... someone (me) didn't read the timetable. Well I did read the time table...I didn't read the events time table.
So we got there as the junior prelim finals for Figure Skating were happening.
We sat and watched the ice-skating.
Katie, Jean and I have decided we are going to take out 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the under 4 ...
... a watered down version of Sunkist, but apparently it sells more than Coca Cola!
To be 100% honest, I don't see how..
But yeah, my night was full of dancing and laughing and (writing this from a couple weeks later) it bloody hurt at work the net morning!
Who knew I had abs?
Our boat didn't leave overnight due to bad weather so we had a day to kill. This was by no means a wasted day. We were driven into the mountains of north east Scotland and stopped off at some cool villages, saw the royal summer residence and went to a Scottish ski run to make snow men, have snowball fights and go ...