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... especially after getting used to coffee, dry bread and a piece of stale cake in Argentina.
We went round a few of the shops on Princess Street looking for Christmas gifts. The shopping was not as successful as we hoped. Edinburgh is not blessed with good shops for non-tourists and we were looking for useful and practical gifts, not just tartan for the sake of tartan. The good shops are in Glasgow, but we didn't have the time to ...
The distillery wasn't too far away from The Lodge at Carfrae Mill where we called in for a late lunch/early dinner. Maria had haggis knowing that it would be cooked without a deep fat frier and was pleasantly surprised how different it tasted. David went for a traditional Christmas meal with roast turkey and all the trimmings.
Back at the house after dinner, the Lagavulin was opened. What a great dram! Maybe the bottle won't even last until the ...
... the go. It's nice to stop for a while and recharge the batteries.
The bar opened at 5pm and David's dad brought out some cans of Tennants to fill the glasses and a bottle of wine for the women. We toasted our health and our return to Scotland and drained our glasses, a few times, while dinner cooked in the oven.
It had been a long day especially after the long flight from South America so it wasn't long after dinner before we were looking forward to our ...
Today was a day tour day. I got up at 7am, showered, dressed, got ready for the day. I had breakfast quickly and then left the hostel. I walked down the royal mile and across the bridge, then headed in the direction of carlton hill. I Stopped at the heart of Scotland pick up point. Here i meet the guide – Keith for the Hadrian wall and Roslyn abbey tour.
We left Edinburgh and drove a short distance to Roslyn. We parked the ...
... br> Onward up many
a frightening creek,
though your arms may get sore
and your sneakers may leak.
On and on you will hike
and I know you'll hike far
and face up to your problems
whatever they are.
You'll get mixed up, of course,
as you already know.
You'll get mixed up
with many strange birds as you go.
So be sure when you step.
Step with care and great tact
and remember that Life's
a Great Balancing ...