Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... He was the Queen Mum's preferred piper, so I was truly in awe and super blessed to have been able to have him perform just for our small group. He was hilariously funny and we were all laughing hysterically at some if his commentary. He's also an insanely talented artist and it was such a highlight to be able to watch and listen to him.
Tomorrow it's exploring Edinburgh castle and going to the Tattoo which will be amazing! First official castle! ...
... and most were delayed, but a lot more flights were taking off than in Marseille.
Our flight ended up being delayed by two hours, but at 3pm, we had a gate, a plane, and a pilot. We actually managed to fly out. We were so happy to get on the plane, none of us cared at all that we'd been delayed for more than a day and had to travel to another country to get this flight. It could have been much worse.
Happy New Year to you all!! I know it is a little late, especially for those of you reading this back in NZ, but I have covered a lot of ground since I arrived a week ago, and thus have had little time to write. Still significantly suffering from jet lag, I boarded a flight from Gatwick to Glasgow in the early hours of December 30. Not because I was going to Glasgow, but because it was considerably cheaper than flying to Edinburgh, and besides, I was interested to see ...
... my dear ...
... He took us around the old town of Edinburgh, past churches, parliament buildings, and statues. There are a lot of statues of people around the town, who had never even been to Edinburgh, and had nothing to do with the place! Apparently this is because Edinburgh was so pretentious back in the day, that they just put up statues of people they thought they were similar to.. Like Alexander the Great! We stopped for lunch in the grassmarket, which is a stretch of road with heaps ...
Other places to stay in Edinburgh
Balgreen, Edinburgh | Innfrom $80
South Queensferry, Edinburgh | Innfrom $110
Balgreen, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $117
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | Innfrom $124
Prestonfield, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $139
Haymarket, Edinburgh | 3 star inn
- Great hotel/and plenty hot water
- Great old house atmosphere
- Staff friendly and water hot
Leith, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $122
Blackford, Edinburgh | 4 star innfrom $131
- Not Recommended
- A lovely place to stay!
- Joyful stay at the Ben Doran
Liberton, Edinburgh | Innfrom $123
Restalrig, Edinburgh | Innfrom $71