Hawes Inn Vintage Inn, Innkeeper's Lodge South Queensferry
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... decorated with how the place might have looked without retouching much of the castle itself which remains in very good conditio. By the time we got back it was dark and we called it a night.
Day 157: Today we walked around the old city and eventually made our way up to Edinburgh Castle, if I had to choose which castle I liked more out of Stirling Castle and this one I probably couldn't as they were both similar in what they showed. ...
... some packing organised before we headed over the Angels with Trumpets, which is a local restaurant on the Royal Mile which was recommended by the owners of the restaurant in Cupar.
We had a lovely meal – the presentation was great. Ian scallops were served on a piece of slate and my chilled pea soup was poured from a teapot. Our meals were fantastic and it was a great way to finish our five weeks in Scotland.
... and down hills and mountains and then raced along motorways. She has been out in
freezing temperatures, in snow and ice right up to boiling temperatures in the
deserts but during all this she has never let me down.
In all the 33000 miles I have ridden her since new 18 months ago she has done
the job exactly what i bought her for. I have fitted 3 front tyres and 4 rear
tyres to her, three drive chains and two air filters. I have of course changed ...
... in some time before it closed but this only gave us 20 minutes or so. From there we headed back down to one of the pubs in the Grassmarket, ‘The White Hart Inn’. This was not as nice as the ‘The Last Drop Inn’ though so we left after one beer and headed back to The Last Drop. We headed back to the ‘Daigon Alley’ and ate at one of the cafe /restaurants there which was very nice indeed. Maison Bleue at 36-38 Victoria ...
... watching a somewhat annoying Jon Stewart wannabe and couldn't escape because between us and the exit was his (much funnier) wife.
We also sprung for the Military Tattoo, a marching band show in front of the castle that featured various bands from around the world in addition to the Scottish drums and bagpipes. Worth seeing, even though it probably cost more than the rest of our tickets combined.
I felt a little bad for most of ...