Avon Hotel

Address: 1-2 Spence Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH16 5AG, United Kingdom | Inn
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This inn, located in the Prestonfield area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, University of Edinburgh, and The Queen's Hall.
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Week Seven

A travel blog entry by ajh2017 on Oct 18, 2015

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... of the day on the bus, but we drove around Loch Ness and we went to Burnam Wood, featured in Macbeth. That reminded me of the gorge at home, but it was beautiful and filled with changing leaves. It also hosts Britain's tallest tree, which again is not that tall. Ha. After spending all day on the bus, we had a little time back in Edinburgh to explore before we had to take the 4 and a half hour train ride. We climbed up this hugeeee ...

Freedom!!! Scotland bound

A travel blog entry by ryanclarke0809 on Jul 09, 2015

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... fun, we headed back up the Royal Mile to do a Whiskey tour. The tour was interesting and I think we might finally understand the difference between single and blended whiskey. The tour also allowed a tasting of different regions whiskeys which surprisingly varied greatly in flavour.....sometimes not for the better! Interestingly, Scotland has 5 whiskey regions all with their own slightly different personality/trait for each whiskey and with a couple hundred distilleries in ...

A new chapter

A travel blog entry by trewly on Jan 16, 2015

1 comment, 1 photo

... I desire. Time for a kick start. So today I fly to Northern Thailand for a kick boxing and detox retreat. I guess I have never been one for half measures! For those of you who know me, it must sound crazy! "Overweight middle aged woman has midlife crisis", I hear you cry. Maybe so... But what an adventure! I would like to record the 'journey", and a few of my family and friends have asked me to share, so Here we go. Thanks for joining ...

Beautiful Edinburgh!

A travel blog entry by philandalice on Aug 30, 2014

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... of the initiation of World War I, there were memorials to the vast amount Scots lost – books on books of names of the dead. Disturbing to the point of tears by sheer volume of random names, alone.

Many beers ensued, afterwards – Nicholson’s Freehouse, Drouthy Neebors, Cask and Barrel Southside, The Old Bell, etc., etc. The Glenalmond House had a warm, dry bed after a day of imbibing. ...

Never a "Gull" moment

A travel blog entry by jsloftus508 on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 2 photos

... up last night at the blues brothers show. This was all I needed to hear. We had just settled with this new keyboard, now what? Well the trumpeter from blues brothers has one we can borrow until they purchase a new one. At this point it is 12:50 and still no keyboard. I know nothing about it, will it have all of its plugs? Will it have a pedal? But the biggest issues being built in sound. We were using a keyboard that had built in sound so I can hear ...

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