The Townhouse Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... of 2kg in weight. Therein lay the problem, it was impossible to fill the box and keep it under 2kg. Our two Lonely Planet guides weighed 1.7kg alone and the box 300 grams, so that didn't work. In the end we managed to pack a couple of beer glasses, a tapestry, a small book and lots of plastic air bubbles.
The rest of our stuff managed to squeeze into our bags and stay within our weight limits... ...
Monday morning and the sun was out, not like in a summer's day but in a Scottish winter's day - a bright, clear sky with the odd cloud and cold. We decided to venture out today after our lazy weekend, Maria hadn't seen much of Scotland and there were some places David hadn't been to either.
David's dad drove us to Falkirk, a small town just to the west of Edinburgh, which has something unique in the world. As a millennium project, British Waterways ...
... started with a photograph before stepping into the Security Zone.
They have new machines for screening hand luggage and when they are not happy about something, the entire tray is automatically moved into a secure area for manual inspection. David's bag was selected for a manual search and he was in a queue with seven people before him. With only one person carrying out the check, it's no wonder the time to get through security has increased so ...
... 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 ...
... the start of a huge brawl with loads of people looking on. It turns out it is traditional game called Hand Ba' (handball) played annually by the town locals. With an apparent lack of rules, the objective is for the Uppies and Doonies (people from the top end of town and the bottom end of town) to get the ball to their opponents end of the town. The ball is recent modification to the ...