The Townhouse Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- 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 ...
... It was super cool and massive. But that was enough for us that day as we had a big day coming up.
A day tour with Hairy Coo. Pretty fun day. We visited and toured a distillery, said hello to Nessy, and stopped to feed Hamish the Hairy Coo. We saw some pretty forests, castles and monuments on the way as well. A lovely day with a very friendly and knowledgable guide. *****
Our last day in Edinburgh saw us heading out before lunch... I KNOW... ...
... it was a very sleepless night along with the stress of how we would fix the problem with the camper. When it first happened it was a case of unfortunate circumstances and knew that we would loose our insurance excess, but what else can you do? No point in worrying about it. So, the next day, the very kind people in the pub let us use the phone and internet to look up where to get the roof fixed. The Scottish hospitality was just ...