The Royal Scots Club
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So we head out on our journey to Edinburgh only to find out that we are having car issues. Scott we definitely needed your mechanical expertise today. Every time we had to yield at a roundabout or stop at a light our car stalled. Not good. We managed to get to the hotel after a stressful 2 hour trip and call the car rental company. Turns out we …
... Two dollars buys you a pound, so our cheap burger and beer was actually $20 a head. Meals really put a cramp on my budget, let me tell you!
We ended up eating a place called Just Burgers and Beers. I had (you guessed it) a burger and a beer.
We checked out a few pubs after dinner. We visited the Royal Mile Tavern, the Mitre, and Jinglin' Geordies. We met a few very kind gents, avoided a bar brawl, and saw a girl fall off a bar stool. All in all, a great evening!
... city. The air was heavy and damp and I'm not going to lie I was a bit nervous. I kept looking over my shoulder expecting something to merge from the shadows. Eeeeek! Once above ground again, we had a drink and headed back to the hotel for some down time. We shared the same room so we had a big queen size bed then I had a little roll away. The room had plenty of space for us but I decided to move the little bed--maybe for feng shui ...
... to become James I of Great Britain as he brought Scotland and England together. The castle was never really used by the rulers and was used as a barracks and prison. Today it serves as an ongoing army barracks and tourist attraction. The royal chambers and great hall are the two most striking areas. Within the castle there are some great tributes and memorials to past and current armed service people.
The star attraction is the oldest Crown Jewels in the ...
... hours wandering round the city, along Princes St and back along The Royal Mile, looking in lots of little shops, and of course Jenners. Jenn was able to spent lots of money, cos she couldn't take it home!
Then we took J & D to their hotel, where they are staying as they need to be at the airport at 6am for their trip home. We had a nice meal at their hotel before saying 'bon voyage'. 5 weeks has flown by.