Travel Blogs from Edinburgh
... Ward whose play AWAY FROM HOME is garnering very strong praise.
Upon my arrival home, I looked up and found our reviews from EDFRINGEREVIEWS.COM. The reviews themselves were pretty brutal, as we got 2 stars and not a lot of compliments. It really did not bother me much but I did think long and hard what to tell the cast. I decided to simply tell them the truth and trust that they understand that reviews are simply opinions ...
... appears closed, and as we get closer the sign on the door expresses it's apologies for having to close early due to a planned strike; hence the crowd of people with flags. Elizabeth is thoroughly disappointed, but there is nothing to be done. Instead we take the bus to the Queens Gallery in front of Holyrood House. It's a small exhibit about art and fashion in the Tudor Age, and even Chris finds it interesting.
Elizabeth looks on her phone to see anything more ...
... there are no boats in the harbor but when the tide is in the local kids have a wonderful time jumping in to the water from the harbor walls. The locals still hang their washing out around the harbor, a practice we learned that has been going on for centuries. I certainly wouldn’t want my washing out for public viewing. The locals obviously don’t have the same hangups about their washing and it made the place seem even more real ...
Even though today was officially the start of my one year trip, before I could get going I had a lot of stuff to finish up around the flat. I still had a lot of packing and cleaning to do before I could turn the keys over to my letting agent so it was a hectic morning. Luckily I managed to get everything done before my good friend Graham came over to give me a lift to the airport.
We went out for lunch for one last catch up before ...
Went on another day tour today, and this was much better than the previous one. The tour guide was very good, a master story-teller who is very passionate about his Scottish history . Also the weather was really good. I guess this made the places visited better. First stop was Dunfermline Abbey, the burial place of many kings and queens. Lots of stories about the Scottish hero Robert the Bruce. Incredible how when they discovered his remains 200 ...
Other places to stay in Edinburgh
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South Queensferry, Edinburgh | Innfrom $110
Balgreen, Edinburgh | 3 star innfrom $117
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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!
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Liberton, Edinburgh | Innfrom $123
Restalrig, Edinburgh | Innfrom $71