Travelodge Edinburgh Haymarket Hotel
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... more unique and we certainly found the right spot. The family jewelers turned out to be just what we were looking for.. the first floor was filled with cases of custom designed jewelery with thank you notes from brides and grooms covering the tops of the cases. Upstairs was the workshop where they handcraft each ring. The dad/owner was a cute 80 year old man who helped us pick out the size, material, ...
... had been composed by past students of the music school. Each was
introduced by John Kenny with great enthusiasm and passion. The last was a
traditional piece, arranged by one of the trombone players as a solo for the
euphonium. The concert was incredible, but the Trumpet Quartet (composed by
past student, Peter Longfellow) was particularly enthralling. When the piece
began I thought someone was singing! I have never heard a trumpet played like
We thought a good way to celebrate our freedom would be to explore the Pentland Hills. We didn't know the exact route to get to the hills (neither of us have a car here), we did however know how to get near them..and that would have to be close enough!
So we packed a lunch and got on the number 11 bus. We got off when we could ...
We arrived in Edinburgh this morning. When we arrived in Scotland 7 days ago, it was raining in Edinburgh it was raining and difficult to find our way around.
So we ditched and travelled around the rest of Scotland.
Today we tried again, and we are glad we did. The sun was shining today, in fact I got a tad sunburnt! It was freezing, it didnt reach 9 degrees today. But we had fun on the hop on hop off bus and saw lots of fun stuff. The castle is ...
... M&S and Primark, so cheap! Tahlia and Lisa would love all the girly shopping! We got the Navman sorted picked up cars a Peugeot 308 and a Ford Focus - both diesel. had a few hiccups with the one way streets lol. On the M8 heading to Edinburgh now. Everything is so green the roads are busy but the highway is great! As we drive I smile to see there are some open spaces of green fields in between towns. The houses or ...